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Re: What can I get rid of?

On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 12:57:31PM -0500, Eric C. Cooper wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 10:28:35AM -0500, Nathan S. wrote:
> > I'm running linux and Mac on a 4 GB harddrive.  The linux partition is, 
> > regrettably, smaller than the Mac partition and is quickly running out 
> > of room (only 470 MB free!).  I haven't been using linux long enough, so 
> > I don't know what I can delete to free up some space.  Any suggestions 
> > as to where to start?
> The deborphan package is useful for finding packages, especially
> libraries, that can be removed because nothing depends on them.  I
> usually use "deborphan --guess-all".  It's an iterative process:
> after you remove some, run it again because there may be more that are
> now no longer needed.

It will remove all your developpment libraries though, which you may
need if you are wanting to do developpment.

There is also a script or something to remove all the documentations, i
think, have seen it mentioned in one of the debian lists the last month
or so.


Sven Luther

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