[SOLVED] is running "sudo apt-get install sysinfo" a problem?
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is running "sudo apt-get install sysinfo" a problem?
Somebody told me to run "sudo apt-get install sysinfo" to find my computer's specs and I did. The thing is it said it was going to take 16MB of disk space, and then it ran all this stuff. I did get sysinfo in my Applications Menu but it doesn't seem to provide that much info (like drivers) and so I'm wondering if it would be wise to uninstall sysinfo and if that would give me the 16MB back and un-do all the stuff that running "sudo apt-get install sysinfo" put in there.
It looks like you need to open a terminal. Try these commands for start, with sudo;
To remove the package try:
sudo apt-get purge [packagename]
sudo apt-get --purge autoremove
Whit, Thanks for replying but if sysinfo isn't a problem, why would I remove it? And not sure why you say it looks like I need to open a terminal. And I'm new, so I don't know what "Try these commands for start, with sudo" means.