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Old 03-22-2011, 01:57 PM   #1
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Cool How do I clean Ubuntu?


Ubuntu software packaging system can accumulate unused packages or temporary files. These temporary files, also called caches, contain package files from all of the packages that you have ever installed. Eventually, this cache can grow quite large. Removing them allows you to reclaim space on your computer's hard drive for storing your documents, music, photographs, or other files.

To clear the cache you can use either the clean or the autoclean option for a command-line program called apt-get. The clean command will remove every single cached item, while the autoclean command only removes cached items that can no longer be downloaded (these items are often unnecessary).

To run clean go to Applications --> Accessories --> Terminal and Type

$ sudo apt-get clean

and it will ask password and give the password

packages can also become unused over time. If a package was installed to assist with running anogher program- and that program was subsequently removed-you no longer need the supporting package. You can remove it with autoremove

To run clean go to Applications --> Accessories --> Terminal and Type

$ sudo apt-get autoremove


it will remove the unnecessary packages.

Allu John Sudhakar
System/Network Administrator

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Old 03-22-2011, 02:06 PM   #2
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All this information (and more) can be found by simply typing
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man apt-get
into a terminal.
 
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:09 PM   #3
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This should work in Ubuntu too (you might have to install aptitude first).
 
Old 03-22-2011, 02:30 PM   #4
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Check this out. There is much more that can be done than is already posted to give you a lean mean Ubuntu machine.
 
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:21 AM   #5
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Perhaps none of you realized, this person seems to be here only for advertizing his blogs (It is obvious from ALL his threads), never seen following up his threads too.
 
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:42 AM   #6
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Perhaps none of you realized, this person seems to be here only for advertizing his blogs (It is obvious from ALL his threads), never seen following up his threads too.
Have you reported him/her?

At least some of us were able to assist others with a little add on advice, and without advertising ourselves
 
Old 03-24-2011, 05:45 AM   #7
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Have you reported him/her?
I am not sure whether whatever you have said is pun or not. Anyways reporting him won't make sense, since he's not breaking any rules, to me he's just annoying, even if he's interested in "pasting" his blog contents in his "every" thread, at least he should follow up them when people respond!

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Old 03-24-2011, 06:28 AM   #8
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I am not sure whether whatever you have said is pun or not. Anyways reporting him won't make sense, since he's not breaking any rules, to me he's just annoying, even if he's interested in "pasting" his blog contents in his "every" thread, at least he should follow up them when people respond!
LQ Rules-There is no advertising allowed in the forums. If you are interested in advertising, please contact us.

So he is either breaking the rules by advertising or he isn't advertising and therefor not breaking any rules. In your previous post you said he was advertising so no my last post was not a pun it was quite the opposite.
 
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There is no advertising allowed in the forums. If you are interested in advertising, please contact us.
Writing tutorials cannot be considered as advertisement, even though sometimes it is obvious, if he moves the link of his blog from his OP to his signature, then he cannot be reported.

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In your previous post you said he was advertising
I expect people to check his previous threads.

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Old 03-24-2011, 06:43 AM   #10
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These kind of posts should go to his blog here on LQ

Kind regards
 
Old 03-24-2011, 06:44 AM   #11
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He puts them everywhere, check his LQ blog.
 
Old 03-24-2011, 02:35 PM   #12
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Writing tutorials cannot be considered as advertisement, even though sometimes it is obvious, if he moves the link of his blog from his OP to his signature, then he cannot be reported.
He has a link to his email offering private support.

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I expect people to check his previous threads.
Lol, just because you expect people to read all of his threads doesn't mean they will. I only read something I have an interest in.

It doesn't really matter to me anyway. If people feel like posting at the end of one of his posts to clarify a point that would help others, you may notice 2 of us have done so, then the thread has still been worthwhile. All that has been achieved here is you have managed to raise you blood pressure by getting annoyed at the OP.
 
Old 03-24-2011, 09:23 PM   #13
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Lol, just because you expect people to read all of his threads doesn't mean they will. I only read something I have an interest in.
I know we (you and I) have got some understanding problems, I'll be careful in my replies to you (if any) in future.

Because in the following quote of yours you wrote "you said"
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In your previous post you said he was advertising
therefore I wrote back that it is better for people to check his posting history instead of blindly trusting my words.

This is going off topic. Period.

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