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Lighthouse 64 : Removing original packages ?
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jenom

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Jun 2013, 12:07    Post_subject:  Lighthouse 64 : Removing original packages ?  

Just installed LH 64 and wanted to remove some unwanted packages, like Abiword, Wine, etc....

after about half an hour going around in a circle , always ending up using PUP-CONTROL-INSTALL-ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS-PPM (Puppy Package Manager)

there is an UNINSTALL box, however I can not find a way to see a list of installed packages (?)

Am I in a wrong place ?
Do I miss something ?

How to remove originally installed packages ?


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DPUP5520

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Jun 2013, 14:03    Post_subject:  

I don't use LH 64 but does it not have Remove_Built-in Packages under the setup menu like most other Puppies?
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PostPosted: Sat 29 Jun 2013, 16:54    Post_subject:  

You can boot with lhp pfix=pure64

That will bypass loading Wine and 32-bit libs.

In the upcoming 6.02 and later Wine will be moved to an SFS add-on, (not included in the base ISO.) Abiword is small, deleting wouldn't make a difference. If you want to remove it from the menus, just delete /usr/share/applications/abiword.desktop. Works with other apps as well.

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