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On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, William Burrow wrote:
> I have yet to receive messages from this list, so I'm not sure if I am
> really on it or not.
> My question is, when using apt-get to update the system, does it
> download all the files to local disk, then attempt to install them (not
> enough space on most home systems like mine) or does it work with one
> file at a time?
first it downloads all files to /var/cache/apt/archives and then installs
from there. It doesn't remove the downloaded files automaticaly, therefore
an apt-get clean is needed.
Linux, because I'd like to *get there* today
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