[ubuntu-uk] package removal.

norman norman at littletank.org
Thu Oct 11 21:29:46 BST 2007


On Thu, 2007-10-11 at 21:05 +0100, Neil Greenwood wrote:
> Hi Norman,
> 
> On 11/10/2007, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2007-10-11 at 18:53 +0100, norman wrote:
> > > > I was thinking, (I know a dangerous thing to do), if I removed the Gimp
> > > > 2.2.X folder from /var/cache/apt/archives/ would that cause any
> > > > problems?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Nope, no problems. The "nice" way to do it is to issue the "apt-get
> > > clean" command to clean out the cache. You can remove files manually,
> > > and if you do, and ubuntu wants those files to resolve a dependency
> > > issue it will just go and get them again when it needs them.
> >
> >  Thanks, Al I will give it a go.
> >
> 
> As Al said, it won't stop the package manager going off to download
> those files again if you try to install the plugin.
> 
> But it won't hurt the installation at all.

Bah! Thwarted again.

Norman




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