I am newish to server management and have noticed ‘autoremove’ notices when updating packages using the command line. I have run ‘sudo apt autoremove’ once or twice, but have noticed that some packages that are still needed have been removed. I usually notice this when something breaks in a WordPress or Joomla site that I manage. When this happens, I just re-install the package and everything seems to be good.
I am sure there is a better way to review all installed packages (sudo apt list --installed) and safely remove those that are outdated and are absolutely not needed anymore.
Any help or tips are greatly appreciated.
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