Re: dselect and delete archived .debs - no
In short: Put the line 'DSelect::Clean "never";' in /etc/apt/apt.conf.
Just FYI, on my woody system, I put it into /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/70debconf
and that did the trick.
That file was created by the debconf package, but adding the line you
suggest works. As usual, I was unable to find anything about apt.conf.d in
the apt.conf man page, but it's obvious that it was turned into a directory
for ease of maintenance via the whole apt method (just like all the other
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