How to find out not frequently used package / package with big size?
sundar.personal at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 18:15:33 UTC 2009
howard chen wrote:
> Is it possible to find out not frequently used package? Such as the
> one in Windows XP I am view by last used or package size?
> Currently I am using aptitude and find no way to easy to remove
> unneeded package.
popularity-contest does part of this. It uses atime on files, links to
the package database and sorts files based on time last accessed. It
should be fairly easy to process this output and mix with deborphan to
identify TOP-LEVEL packages (that nothing else depends on) that have not
been used in time X (or identify the least used packages).
popcon-largest-unused seems to identify the largest packages that are
unused (do man popcon-largest-unused). I haven't used these myself, but
they look pretty nifty. And yes, we DO have all the hooks in Linux too :-)
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