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Month: December 2014

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

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 23:22:08 -0900
On Saturday 27 December 2014 8:58:38 pm you wrote:
> 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
> 'kpackage'?
> I prefer the 'apt-get'/'aptitude' in general but will use whatever
> does the job effectively.
> F.

Not sure what OS exegnu is based on...

I use Debian, the cli tools, imho, are superior to any gui app..some time you 
need to repair a system without X getting involved. 

I keep learning  more about the cli, apt-mark is new to me, apt-cache has lots 
of useful can answer alot of your own questions with these 
tools. The key s knowing what they are.