Re: disk space used by apt
On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Elimar Riesebieter <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Marcin K?apkowski [090412 18:19 +0200]
>> I have problems with wolfing disk space by apt. After I'm doing some
>> upgrades, I have a lot of apt archive files. When I do apt-get update,
>> or whatever with apt, it gives me that results:
>> # du --max-depth 1 -h / | grep [0-9]G | sort -nr
>> 3,0G var
>> 2,5G var/cache
>> # du --max-depth 1 -h /var/cache/apt | grep [0-9]G | sort -nr
>> 2,5G var/cache/apt/archives
>> Unexpeclty i found that i have zero space, which don't allow me to
>> normal office work
>> of cource cleanig /var/cache/apt is remedy, but only for a while.
>> Is there any locking mechanism which allow avoid eating whole disc by apt?
> run 'apt-get clean'
> The cache will be reduced of all the .deb.
> We all know Linux is great... it does infinite loops in 5 seconds.
> -- Linus Torvalds
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This option in apt config help: APT::Archives::MaxAge