Re: Are /var/cache/apt/archive files essential?
On Fri, 03 Jun 2005 15:44:46 -0400
"Thomas H. George" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Suddenly I have used up all 9 Gbytes of the /var partition. I
> eliminated some of the gzipped log files but that didn't help much.
> For the moment I moved all of the /var/cache/apt/archive files -
> about 3 Gbytes - to another partition. The system is still working
> but I don't know how much damage this might cause in the future.
> I note that there are multiple entries for most of the packages in the
> archive with dates going back two or three years. Perhaps it would
> have been better to weed out the older entries. If so, is there a
> simple way to do this?
> Tom George
doesn't get much simpler.
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