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pacman-remove

Arch Linux package manager utility.

TLDR

Display help for this subcommand

$ pacman --remove --help
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Remove a package and its dependencies
$ sudo pacman --remove --recursive [package_name]
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Remove a package and both its dependencies and configuration files
$ sudo pacman --remove --recursive --nosave [package_name]
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Remove a package without prompting
$ sudo pacman --remove --noconfirm [package_name]
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Remove orphan packages (installed as dependencies but not required by any package)
$ sudo pacman --remove --recursive --nosave $(pacman --query --unrequired --deps --quiet)
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Remove a package and all packages that depend on it
$ sudo pacman --remove --cascade [package_name]
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List packages that would be affected (does not remove any packages)
$ pacman --remove --print [package_name]
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