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Old 04-27-2008, 02:33 PM   #1
iLLUNiS
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Deleting update files


Hi to everyone.

I would like to ask if it is safe to delete the files that are found at

/var/cache/yum/updates/packages (CentOS v5)

which are created as far as i understood when i run the yum update.

Thanks for your help in advance
 
Old 04-27-2008, 03:39 PM   #2
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Go through the motions of using yum to update. Look for an option, check box, radio button,etc., that says "delete package after installation'. If you find one, it's probably safe to delete the files.
 
Old 04-27-2008, 04:59 PM   #3
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thanks for your reply...the "problem" is that i am using only the command line version of CentOS and all the management is done through WinSCP.
 
Old 04-27-2008, 05:34 PM   #4
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You can safely remove the downloaded packages. Keeping them is useful for successive installations, for example when you have to sync computers in a LAN without downloading them again.
 
Old 04-28-2008, 01:53 AM   #5
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Thanks a lot for the swift reply.
 
  


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