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remove unused dependencies

Postby jaideep_das » Mon Apr 27, 2009 15:01

I want to remove unused dependencies which are left behind by the packages i have uninstalled, how do i list these packages with equo.
One more thing I have removed all the packages which i don't need but still sabayon is taking up lot of space, it is that sabayon packages are larger in size than other distro's.
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Re: remove unused dependencies

Postby Thev00d00 » Mon Apr 27, 2009 15:10

sabayon packages are larger as they include not only the binaries but also all the headers/source code usually found in the *-src packages on other distros.

To remove all the stuff you should read
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Re: remove unused dependencies

Postby micia » Mon Apr 27, 2009 15:51

Thev00d00 wrote:To remove all the stuff you should read
Code: Select all
equo help


little typo:
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equo --help

however take a look at the "unusedpackages" voice, but be careful when removing them.
Also, if you want to free some space do a cleanup once in a while
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equo cleanup
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Re: remove unused dependencies

Postby Thev00d00 » Mon Apr 27, 2009 15:55

hmm not sure why I put that in [ code ] brackets, you should have got him to read the help, which he evidently has not, rather than just giving him the answer :twisted: he wont learn otherwise, plus he should always RTFM ang google before posting :alien:
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Re: remove unused dependencies

Postby jaideep_das » Tue Apr 28, 2009 18:31

Thanks for all the help guys
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