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deborphan

Posted by: Administrator on July 30, 2006 08:09 PM
If you try a lot of software, installing and uninstalling packages, then after a while you'll have a lot of useless leftover dependencies installed too. Run deborphan to see a list of these. You can apt-get --purge remove `deborphan`. Now do it again, to see more packages that now turn out also to be useless. Do this until there aren't any more, and you've removed a lot of cruft from your system.

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