/var got really big
cr33dog at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 21:12:28 BST 2008
On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 3:04 PM, John Hubbard <ender8282 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have a 1 day old install of ubuntu 8.04 server. My /var directory is
> pretty big. It seems that most of it is a collection of about 900MB of
> .debs in /var/cache/apt/archives. (I installed kde, gnome and xfce
> desktops) I usually won't worry too much but I installed /var on a
> separate 3GB partition and if it keeps growing it will run out of
> space. My laptop's /var is only 90MB which is what led me to think 3GB
> would be plenty of space. Do the files in the apt archive ever get
> cleaned out? Is it safe to delete them?
sudo apt-get clean should sort you out.
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