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revised In Debian based systems, how do we purge configuration files of packages that have already been uninstalled?
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comment In Debian based systems, how do we purge configuration files of packages that have already been uninstalled?
Usually, I keep the important configurations in my own home folder. This means the --purge flag does not do anything problematic to me. And it actually helps me not having any problems later on. Is there any good reason you say I shouldn't use --purge that I'm missing?
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comment In Debian based systems, how do we purge configuration files of packages that have already been uninstalled?
Forgot to say thanks. It worked.
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comment In Debian based systems, how do we purge configuration files of packages that have already been uninstalled?
Sorry, it's not working line 1> # sudo aptitude purge '-c' line 2> aptitude: invalid option -- 'c'
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