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

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Sat Nov 29 19:33:22 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 13:20 +1800, Chris Mohler wrote:
> Proftpd seems to be split into several packages.   After 'apt-get
> install proftpd' and 'apt-get remove proftpd', this message appears:
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
>   proftpd-basic proftpd-mod-pgsql proftpd-mod-mysql proftpd-mod-ldap
> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.

Another good catch. In my case, aptitude removed these packages
automatically when I purged proftpd, but it did not *purge* them. I
didn't notice, my fault.

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