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Re: Why so big(2)

dman wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 03:51:16PM +0100, P Kirk wrote:
> | I don't have anything other than samba and python installed.  How can
> | /usr/share be so big?
> This list is things that I don't think you need on this system.  If
> you intend to have a nice, useful desktop system then they are good to
> have but are probably not going to be used on a firewall/gateway
> system.  It all depends on how the system is going to be used, which
> only you know.  I also noticed that you have 3 different vi clones
> installed -- you probably only need 1.  You could probably also remove
> a bunch of other libraries, but you'll need to check the dependencies
> that apt reports when you try and remove them.

and consider removing some of the stuff that's deinstall'd, as your config files
are still around

dpkg --get-selections | grep deinstall

Fairly long list there


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