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Month: September 2018

Re: [trinity-users] using meta-package to uninstall?

From: Jimmy Johnson <>
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2018 16:59:56 -0700
On 9/1/18 11:08 AM, dep wrote:
> somebody here knows the correct answer to this: i installed a meta-package
> that brought in a bunch of stuff. turns out, i don't like it and want to
> remove it and all its demonspawn. is there a command that uses the
> meta-package to uninstall what it installed?
> thanks.

There are a 3 ways that I can think of:

One use synaptic to remove the main package and rest will be listed as 

Two remove the main package and then run deborphan/gtkorphan to clean up 
the rest.

Three install and run package 'upgrade-system'.

To bad I can't run these tools on my head.
Jimmy Johnson

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