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Re: The size of debian packages

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 10:34:31PM +0100, Andrew Lyon wrote:
> a little to liberally in the past!). How can I find out the sizes of the
> packages and try to establish what I can remove without disaster. I tried 
> using deborphan to do this but it didn't even put a dent in my 100% full 
> volume.

Apart from all the other suggestions that have come up, I'd mention that
you *could* run 'deborphan -a' which checks other sections than libs as
well. Of course, this returns all packages that nothing else depends on,
which includes stuff you probably want to keep; but at least it gives you
something to start with.


It only takes one twig to burn down a forest.

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