Originally Posted by a thing
You don't download tarballs; you download RPMs.
If you didn't change /etc/yum.conf the RPMs will be in /var/cache/yum.
Hmm, I couldn't figure out how to read du -h or df -h properly. So I used Konqueror instead. And from the properties of the folders:
/var/cache/yum == 401.8MB
/var/cache/ == 405.7MB
Wow, shouldn't we clear this stuff? Is it okay to clear the cache? Such as doing a massive rm -Rf * ?