"apt-get remove" don't remove the stuff?

Hakan Koseoglu hakan.koseoglu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 18:26:44 UTC 2008


Hi Howard,

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 6:02 PM, howard chen <howachen at gmail.com> wrote:
> First of all, I am newly switch from Redhat to Ubuntu....
>
> I have removed my proftpd from ubuntu using "apt-get remove proftpd",
> but I still can see proftpd  using chkconfig, why it is not removed
> completely?
The binaries are gone. That what remove does. Use apt-get purge to
remove the configuration files. Also apt-get clean command can be used
to remove the downloaded packages that might have been cached.

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