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Re: /var/cache/apt/archives directory

On Sun, 2003-03-02 at 15:47, Sharninder wrote:
> What's the use
> of all the files in the /var/cache/apt/archives directory.

They are an archive/cache of the debs you installed :) to save you the
trouble of downloading again should you not have made up your mind if
you want them installed.
See man apt-get and search for clean and autoclean for how to get rid of

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