dpkg-remove(8) mark packages for removal


dpkg-remove [PACKAGE...]


dpkg-remove marks package(s) to be removed.

It achieves this by running `dpkg --set-selections' and piping in the package name(s) followed by `deinstall'.

NOTE: This program does not install, remove, purge any package. It ONLY sets the status of the package. any actual removal or purging is done the next time dselect, apt-get, aptitude, etc are run.


dpkg-remove was written Craig Sanders <[email protected]>. dpkg-remove is Free Software placed in the public domain.