[kwlug-disc] Purging already removed Debian packages.

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Fri May 14 21:56:29 EDT 2010


On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 07:41:52PM -0400, Chris Irwin wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-05-14 at 16:00 -0400, Chris Frey wrote:
> > My version of apt-get has an 'autoremove' command too.
> 
> Yes, but apt-get's autoremove is not automatic.. ;) It must be manually
> run. Most folks are not aware of it's existance.

Ahh, good to know.  I didn't realize aptitude did that automatically.
Viewed in a certain light, that's rather disturbing behaviour, but
in another user-friendly light, it's quite handy. :-)

- Chris




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