TrevorH, thanks. I didn't realize that it was a package, but yes. there it is in the install log. I can probably remove the package in the @packages section.gerald_clark. Thank ... [by journeyman]
on 02/23/2013 – Made popular on 02/23/2013
I was fiddling around on Minecraft a moment ago and noticed something strange - It was using OpenJDK 6 (at least for my profile, I don't know what the launcher is using...), which I didn't realize was installed by default.
As an Ubuntu noob, I install and uninstall a lot of packages, to try them out. However, for months, I made the mistake of using apt-get remove instead of apt-get purge, which I didn't even realize exists.
Is there a way to cause apt-get to purge every package I've uninstalled? My system is full of leftover files I neither want or need from dozens of different packages.
Amusingly, whenever I try to remove a package using apt-get on Ubuntu 11.04, apt-get attempts to install an alternative package in addition to removing the requested package(s). Here are a couple examples:
ubuntu@ip-10-40-64-142:/$ sudo apt-get remove w3m
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information...
I was playing around with texlive package recently and found out that there is a way to install tex style packages with yum install 'tex(package.sty)' command. I've never seen package name was specified like that before. Skimming through yum man page didn't yield relevant information.
After some googling I found mentions of possibility of installing Perl modules in a similar fashion, e.g.
You told yum to not install the packages so it didn't. When you ran yum it offered to install libmcrypt-devel and update libmcrypt. You said no so it left the already installed libmcrypt intac... [by TrevorH]
I'm running Debian 7.3 and I built Python 2.7.6 from source and it was installed in /usr/local/lib/python2.7 I used checkinstall to create a .deb package so I can easily uninstall it later, the problem is that I named the package python, but if I try to remove it it'll remove all the other packages that depend on python, so now I removed the installed files manually but the package is still showin