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DPKG-PURGE

DPKG-PURGE

Section: dlocate (8) Updated: 2009-06-02
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NAME

dpkg-purge - program to flag for purge a package or packages

 

SYNOPSIS

dpkg-purge [PACKAGE...]

 

DESCRIPTION

dpkg-purge marks package(s) to be purged.

It achieves this by running `dpkg --set-selections' and piping in the package name(s) followed by `purge'.

NOTE: this program does not install, remove, purge any package. it ONLY sets the status of the package. Any actual removal or purging is done the next time dselect, apt-get, aptitude, etc are run.

 

SEE ALSO

dpkg(1), dpkg-hold(1), dpkg-unhold(1), dpkg-remove(1)

 

AUTHOR

dpkg-purge was written Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>. dpkg-purge is Free Software placed in the public domain.


 

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