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I wanted to remove un-used packages together when doing apt-get remove -y XX , but how ? And the solution should not affect apticron auto system updates.

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You should use:

sudo apt-get autoremove -y XX
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Simply run the following command:

sudo apt-get autoremove

If you want to combine it with the command that removes a package, use the following syntax:

sudo apt-get remove -y XX ; sudo apt-get autoremove

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