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Old 02-17-2006, 02:41 PM   #1
pljvaldez
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dpkg --get-selections still shows deinstall


This is mostly out of curiosity because I was helping someone try to compare packages on two machines. Anyway, when I run
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dpkg --get-selections
I get long list of installed files that have a column with their status (i.e. install or deinstall). Why do packages remain listed as "deinstall" even if I've removed them with dselect or apt-get remove --purge?
 
  


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