On Sat, May 02, 1998 at 11:01:44AM -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > 1. (Out of curiosity) is there any way to specify the server apt-get uses? Are > we just out of luck if the default one goes down? /etc/apt/sources.list man 5 sources.list for info on how to do this right. > 2. Could I make a symlink from /var/cache/apt/archives to another > drive/partition with more space and let it keep the cached archives there? You could. it no longer keeps the files after downloading them though. > 3. If apt retrieves a newer version of a package and stores it as usual in the > archives directory, does it delete the older one? or does that directory grow > without limit? In newer versions it deletes all files in the cache after it finishes with them.
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