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What Is The Correct Way To Uninstall Packages

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this article I will show you how to properly remove packages from the command line interface, in the correct way, on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and other Debian based systems. I have chosen Libreoffice as an

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Aptitude trick : Delete The Packages That Were Removed But Not Purged

First, I need to make sure that everybody knows the difference between apt-get remove and apt-get purge. apt-get remove <package> — will remove the binaries but will keep the files associated with the package. Also, the dependencies remain untouched. apt-get

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Making a list of packages to be installed on a new System

It is usefull to create a list of packages, to reinstall all of them easily, on a fresh new Linux box. I find it easier to save the package names in a file, separated one from another by space and

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4 Commands for Checking If a Package is Installed in Ubuntu and Debian

In this article I will show you 4 ways to verify if a package is installed or not, in Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Knoppix and other Debian Based distros. 1. With aptitute: $ aptitude show vim | grep -i state

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