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Package: debfoster (2.7-1.2)

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debfoster is a wrapper program for apt and dpkg. When first run, it will ask you which of the installed packages you want to keep installed.

After that, it maintains a list of packages that you want to have installed on your system. It uses this list to detect packages that have been installed only because other packages depended on them. If one of these dependencies changes, debfoster will take notice, and ask if you want to remove the old package.

This helps you to maintain a clean Debian install, without old (mainly library) packages lying around that aren't used any more.

Tags: System Administration: Package Management, User Interface: Command Line, Role: role::program, suite::debian, Purpose: Checking, use::organizing, works-with::software:package

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 42.5 kB233.0 kB [list of files]
armel 38.5 kB224.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 37.4 kB216.0 kB [list of files]
i386 41.2 kB230.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 50.7 kB277.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 41.7 kB128.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 40.9 kB125.0 kB [list of files]
mips 39.5 kB231.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 40.2 kB231.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 40.1 kB229.0 kB [list of files]
s390 42.0 kB233.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 43.3 kB239.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 39.8 kB227.0 kB [list of files]