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Old 12-06-2003, 04:03 AM   #1
hawk_035
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Question 4.6 gigs of rpms, helpppppp


hi everyone
i had a question was hoping that someone had the answers,i hope that i am posting it in the right thread to, i looked through urpmi and rpms man and cant find what i was looking for, i am pretty new to linux as you can see, i am on quad multi boot machine, w2k pro,mandrake 9.2, openbsd 3.4, Debian 3.0 that started off as knoppix the question i have is ...

what i have done is created a directory of all the rpms, i have over 4.5 gigs of em, so you can see they are taking alot of room, what i want to do is keep the newests ones and delete the old ones WITHOUT installing some of the packages, and i dont want to do it manually there are 3000+ rpms with my luck i would be deleting the new ones and keeping the old ones lol ..now the reason for this is i wanted to send a few cds to a friend that is on dial up so they can have there system uptdate, i use apt-get install, urpmi, yum, ... thanks for your time
 
Old 12-06-2003, 07:46 AM   #2
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May be misunderstanding but if it is simply a case of deleting .rpm files older than a certain date then the 'find' command will find such files older than a certain date and having found them you can delete them all.
 
  


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