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Re: /var/cache/apt/archives directory

That's preciselly what it does, it keeps all the deb files you've downloaded.  
If you don't need them, you can use "apt-get clean" or "apt-get autoclean".  
Read the apt-get man page for more details.


On Sunday 02 March 2003 15:47, Sharninder wrote:
> hi,
> It's a silly question but i don't know where to ask. What's the use
> of all the files in the /var/cache/apt/archives directory. They all
> seem to be debs of any package that i have installed in my comp.
> ever.
> Sharninder Singh
> National Institute Of Management Calcutta
> Building No. 117
> Command Hospital Complex
> Alipore
> Kolkatta
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