Un-GNOME-ing a FreeBSD box

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Sat Dec 11 15:58:04 PST 2004


I'm unfamiliar with "pkgdb". What does it do?


At 04:51 PM 12/11/2004, Chuck Swiger wrote:
>Brett Glass wrote:
>[ ... ]
>>What's the best way to un-GNOME his system automatically? Or would it
>>be simpler to tell him to save his configuration files and reinstall the OS from scratch -- as if his hard drive had crashed?
>pkg_delete -x gnome x11
>...possibly followed by a "pkgdb -fu" and then a "portupgrade -ai".

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