wiki:linux/Package management/dpkg

apt, dpkg, dpkg-reconfigure, update-alternatives


Show informations like needed dependencies of an .deb-package

# dpkg -I want_to_know_who_you_are_and_what_you_need.deb

Delete all packages marked as rc

Remove all packages marked as rc by dpkg
A status of 'rc' signifies that the package has been removed, but that the configuration files remain.

# dpkg -l | grep "^rc" | cut -d " " -f 3 | xargs dpkg --purge
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