I want to uninstall libreoffice. This program consists of about three dozen modules. Ideally, they could be removed with:
aptitude remove libreoffice3.6* libreoffice-debian-menus libobasis3.6-*
but that fails with
Couldn't find any package whose name or description matched "libreoffice3.6*"
How do I delete a set of packages by pattern?
PS: I'm happy about answers with use