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Old 07-05-2006, 09:25 AM   #1
broknindarkagain
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Removing Programs?


Can anybody tell me how to remove programs on DSL? I want to get rid of almost everything that comes with DSL. I dont use most of the stuff, its just taking up precious space. I have messed around with DSL for a few days now, and I cannot figure out how to take these programs off of my system. Any ideas?
 
Old 07-06-2006, 01:51 AM   #2
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Hi broknindarkagain,
Damn Small Linux is based on Debian. You can use apt-get for removing installed packages.
Quote:
# apt-get remove package_name
Read this to know more : -
http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/

Eventhough, dpkg is unavailable by default in DSL, it is available as a separate download. If interested you use install dpkg and use it also for removing/installing packages.

With Regards,
Theorist

Last edited by Theorist; 07-06-2006 at 01:52 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2006, 09:33 AM   #3
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Thanks for the tip Theorist, but it dosnt work. Dpkg will only remove what it installed itsself. I have tried it and it says "package not found" or "package not installed"
 
  


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