[xubuntu-users] Removing everything from a particular repository
astraljava at kapsi.fi
Thu Jun 28 06:51:11 UTC 2012
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 11:34:17PM -0700, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> I seem to have made the mistake of downloading some software from a
> repository whose software either is defective or just doesn't work
> right. I'd like to get rid of everything that may have been pulled in
> from that repository.
> How can I do that?
Hi, there seems to be at least two options for this:
- after removing the repository, run in terminal:
$ sudo apt-get install apt-show-versions
$ apt-show-versions | grep 'No available'
- or while still having the repository available, in Synaptic, use the "Origin"
Haven't tested these myself, found on (quite old) ubuntuforums archive. Worth a
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