Is it safe to apt Autoremove? Yes, it is. I would even say it’s necessary. Even sudo apt clean is safe (as in it does not do any harm to your system). When you install something using apt, the packages are downloaded and then installed.
How do I use Autoremove command?
- sudo apt-get remove <package> will warn you what it’s going to remove directly.
- sudo apt-get autoremove should also warn you what it’s going to do.
- Use apt-get -s autoremove to do a simulated dry run if you’re unsure.
What is the difference between apt remove and apt Autoremove? remove will delete the specified program whereas autoremove will include dependencies otherwise not used anymore.
What is Autoremove in Kali? # The autoremove option removes packages that were automatically installed # because some other package required them but, with those other packages # removed, they are no longer needed. Sometimes, an upgrade will suggest # that you run this command.