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Month: December 2014

Re: [trinity-users] removing games and other cruff.

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:58:38 -0500 (EST)
On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Dan Youngquist wrote:

> On 12/27/2014 06:30 PM, Felmon Davis wrote:
>> so here's an example. I do:
>> sudo apt-get remove korn-trinity
>> and I get a whole list of stuff to autoremove. I've included it after my
>> signature. some of this stuff I want to retain.
> Using Synaptic, you'd select any you want to keep, go to the Package menu,
> and uncheck "Automatically installed".  Or if you prefer, you can use
> apt-mark to mark them as manually installed (see man apt-mark).

found the 'man' on 'apt-mark' a bit obscure but this is a great tip so 
I'll be exploring it.

everyone's referencing 'synaptic'; is it considered superior to 

I prefer the 'apt-get'/'aptitude' in general but will use whatever 
does the job effectively.


Felmon Davis

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