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    Re: Cleaning up old libraries (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Friday, November 09 @ 09:53:51 GMT

    Debian is just amazing. I followed your advice and in less than a minute later I free some 4.5 MB (I guess I don’t install that often random software just to try it out and I don’t use that many packages in general).

    For those that are still a little new to Unix, here’s a tip: If you run deborphan you get a list of packages that can be removed. If you want to remove all these packages, an easy way to do it is:

    apt-get remove `deborphan`

    The command between “ gets replaced by the shell by the output of the command. In a similar way, you could list the attributes of an executable you locate with the which command:

    helena:/home/matthijs/public_html# ls -la `which mathematica`

    -rwxr-xr-x 1 root staff 1198 Aug 8 16:12 /usr/local/bin/mathematica*

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