• Packages no longer required by any installed package


    I installed a package via aur today and a package was needed a dependency but now i’m getting a message that the package is no longer needed. How do i clean these packages that are no longer needed with a command?

  • $ yaourt -R package
    
  • @judd proposed the safest way to remove unneeded package.

    Two more commands may be used to remove all orphans.

    Use with care:

    sudo pacman -Rcnu $(pacman -Qttdq)
    

    Use with extreme care. Better yet, do not use:

    sudo pacman -Rcnsu $(pacman -Qttdq)
    
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