how to *completely* remove a package from the cmd line?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue Aug 10 10:40:50 UTC 2010
On Tue, 10 Aug 2010, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 10/08/2010 10:09, Robert P. J. Day 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>
> > dpkg still sees it with a status of "rc". if, however, i go into
> > synaptic and mark it for complete removal and apply, then it's truly
> > gone. so what am i missing from the command line to get the same
> > effect?
> > rday
> I have sent you a couple of private mails in the past several days
> and have had no response.
> Is it because you didn't receive them or just don't want to "talk to
haven't seen anything, sorry, no idea why not. give it another
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