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Re: which files can be safely deleted?

On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 07:54:53AM -0800, nate wrote:
> Sandip P Deshmukh said:
> > i was wondering if there are any other redundant log files etc that i can
> > delete to make more space available. i for instance know that exim keeps a
> > log and it can be safely deleted. any other files?
> if your that tight on space you may not need documentation, so I
> would say remove any *doc packages you have as well as manpages then
> erase /usr/share/man and /usr/share/doc that is 74MB worth of data on
> my system here. It would be better to remove this then to remove log files.
> You could also configure logrotate to rotate logs out of existance faster.
> Also /usr/share/info can go (remove any info related packages first)

okay. thanks for all your help. my syslogd and klogd etc were getting
large and i was just wondering if it will be okay to delete them. but
surely, i will look at removing documentation.

sandip p deshmukh
Q:	How do you stop an elephant from charging?
A:	Take away his credit cards.

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