how to *completely* remove a package from the cmd line?
jordon at envygeeks.com
Tue Aug 10 04:04:28 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 00:00 -0400, J wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 20:09, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> > more than once, i've wanted to remove every trace of an installed
> > package, and i always thought that "purge" was the way to do it but
> > even after i've done:
> > $ sudo apt-get purge <package>
> $ sudo dpkg --purge --force all <package>
apt-get autoremove --purge <package> does the trick too.
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