Lucid office trap
ioannis.vranos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 01:39:26 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 2:18 AM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 09/15/2011 03:58 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> No, this only removes the PPAs. Under simple conditions, usually one
>> can remove the installed packages himself/herself.
> So you figure that it's simple to remove the packages from:
> Let's have a look:
> You figure it's 'simple' to remove all of those by hand? Or to go
> through each one to see if it was installed (by hand). Not to mention
> all of the OOo packages that the ppa removed in the process... Your
> advise (IMO) is both simplistic and wrong.
Actually, this is what I do under GNOME:
After removing a PPA,
1. I look at Synaptic's File->History, which also provides a Search
function, find the primary packages that were installed by this PPA,
2. and then I run Computer Janitor (or sudo apt-get autoremove).
I have to remind that there is no "1 true way" that satisfies all
requirements (some of them being even contradictive), so your approach
may be suitable for much complex situations.
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