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Re: package sizes

Antony F Ware <A.F.Ware@durham.ac.uk> writes:

> box. I would like to be able to browse the ftp site and
> find out how big a package is going to be once it is installed
> *before* having to download it.

Just download the Packages file for each distribution.  The installed
size is the 'Size' field.  The size of the .deb you can get from the
ls-lR.gz in the root directory.


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