Re: package sizes
Actually I was totally wrong before. The Size field gives the size of
the actual .deb file (in bytes). The Installed-Size field gives the
amount of disk space required to install the package (in kbytes). See
the dpkg Programmer's Manual 4.2.11 and 4.2.20 for more details.
Because the Installed-Size field was introduced with the new source
packaging scheme, only packages released in the last 3-4 months have
it. Only a few of the packages in stable are newer than that.
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