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    Question How to find out useless packages?

    I believe that in my system there are useless packages installed, which means that neither will I use these packages directly, nor are other useful packages dependent of them. Are there any means to find them out?
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    Re: How to find out useless packages?


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    Re: How to find out useless packages?

    deborphan

    sudo aptitude install deborphan

    or look for gtkorphan

    it will show you the packages that have no dependencies or other packages not needing them, gtkorphan will uninstall them for you as well
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    Re: How to find out useless packages?

    Quote Originally Posted by Takmadeus View Post
    deborphan

    sudo aptitude install deborphan

    or look for gtkorphan

    it will show you the packages that have no dependencies or other packages not needing them, gtkorphan will uninstall them for you as well
    Oh, that works! Thank you!
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