How to list all the installed packages...

Ghirai ghirai at
Sat Mar 28 05:19:05 PDT 2009

On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 09:05:04 +0700 (ICT)
Olivier Nicole <on at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there a way to show a list of all installed packages that are not
> required by any other package?
> Some thing like "pkg_info -aR" where the Required by: field is empty.
> Ultimately, that would give a list of "software" versus "libraries".
> The question arise because, while installing a new machine, I found
> out that I have help2man installed, that is not required by any other
> package, that I did not install myself, that looks unneeded to me
> (until I may need it one day). So I would remove it; and would like to
> make a list of what is removable (that I did not install, and that is
> not required).
> TIA,
> Olivier

I use pkg_rmleaves.


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