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NAME

       dpkg-remove - mark packages for removal

SYNOPSIS

       dpkg-remove [PACKAGE...]

DESCRIPTION

       dpkg-remove marks package(s) to be removed.

       It  achieves  this by running `dpkg --set-selections' and piping in the
       package name(s) followed by `deinstall'.

       NOTE: This program does not install, remove, purge any package. It ONLY
       sets  the  status of the package. any actual removal or purging is done
       the next time dselect, apt-get, aptitude, etc are run.

SEE ALSO

       dpkg(1), dpkg-hold(1), dpkg-unhold(1), dpkg-purge(1)

AUTHOR

       dpkg-remove was written Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>. dpkg-remove  is
       Free Software placed in the public domain.