cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Mon Jan 5 16:45:37 UTC 2009
On Mon, 5 Jan 2009 11:00:26 -0500
"Alex Katebi" <alex.katebi at gmail.com> wrote:
> What is the difference between apt-get purge, clean, and remove?
> Why when I try to remove a single package, apt removes a boat load of
> other packages but not the one I asked for.
> What am I doing wrong. I had done "apt-get install libreadline5-dev"
> then I did "apt-get purge libreadline5-dev". It removed many other
> packages for 30 minutes but not the libreadline5. Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance,
> -Alex Katebi
If you install "apt-dpkg-ref" package, it is a reference sheet that
tells you all the options and explains what they do. I have used it for
about three years now. If you print it, it is about 4 pages
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