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Re: Base system installation size

Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> writes:

> How does Debian use filesystem space?
> Today, I did a complete i386 base system installation under VmWare,
> using Debian Installer beta3. This means that, when arrived at tasksel
> screen, I didn't choose any task and just finished the installation.
> The chosen language was French (this probably doesn't change anything).
> sources.list:
> deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ testing main
> deb-src http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ testing main
> deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
> This downloaded and installed all packages which I think are part of
> the base system.
> The full size of the installed system (on one unique partition) was
> exactly 304419kb on this i386 system.

Even after "apt-get clean"?

> Directory size in /var (kb):
> 10	backups
> 11384	cache

Some cleanup has been done. Whats left in cache?


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