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GtkOrphan is described as '(a Perl/Gtk2 application for debian systems) is a graphical tool which analyzes the status of your installations, looking for orphaned libraries. It implements a GUI front-end for deborphan, adding the package-removal capability' and is a System Cleaner in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to GtkOrphan for Linux. The best alternative is localepurge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GtkOrphan are deborphan and debfoster.

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  • Linux

GtkOrphan (a Perl/Gtk2 application for debian systems) is a graphical tool which analyzes the status of your installations,...

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    localepurge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a script to recover disk space wasted for unneeded locales, Gnome/KDE localizations and localized man pages.

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    deborphan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    deborphan finds packages installed on your Debian/GNU system that have no other packages depending on them. Its primary goal (and default action) is to trace unused libraries. A dialog frontend, orphaner, is included in the package for easy removal of packages.

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    debfoster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Debian uses the main programs apt and dpkg to manage packages. These programs do not make a distinction between packages that got installed because some other program happened to need it and packages you really asked for.

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