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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-users] how to get rid of old KDE packages?

From: Nicolas Bercher <nbercher@...>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 11:18:49 +0100
Nicolas Bercher a écrit :
> Frank Lienhard a écrit :
>> On 12/08/2011 04:05 PM, Lisi wrote:
>>> On Thursday 08 December 2011 14:29:07 Frank Lienhard wrote:
>>>> my main problem seems to be finding all the unnecessary kde stuff..
> Not a wonderful solution but try this:
>   $ aptitude search -F "%p" ~i | grep "\-trinity[ \t]*$" | sed 
> "s;\-trinity;;"
> It should give the list of every installed trinity package on whose the 
> suffix '-trinity' in their names are removed.
> Then, you should be able to remove every kde4 packages that matches
> trinity installed ones (e.g., konqueror removed if konqueror-trinity is
> installed):
>   # aptitude remove $(aptitude search -F "%p" ~i | grep "\-trinity[ 
> \t]*$" | sed "s;\-trinity;;")
> this is not perfect since it won't remove every kde4 packages, but it 
> will remove conflicting apps.
> After this is done (you may have struggled a little with dependencies),
> you could try:
>   # aptitude remove ~g
> to remove every packaged that are not required by any manually installed
> package.  Now, you shouldn't have a lot of remaining kde4 packages.
> Nicolas

An afterthought: this may fail if kde4 packages are named with an extra
"4" somewhere in their name.  But as far as I can remember, this will
work for some packages that are named just like kde3 packages (amarok vs
amarok-trinity, etc.).