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Re: The size of debian packages

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 10:34:31PM +0100, Andrew Lyon wrote:

> Since installing Debian in May the amount of disk space required for my OS
> has risen from 1.5GB to 3GB and has reached the limit of the partition.  
> I don't really want to allocate any more space to the OS as I'm sure there
> must be stuff there that I do not need or use (I admit to running dselect
> 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.

apt-get install debian-goodies && dpigs

 - mdz

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