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Old 10-20-2016, 07:13 PM   #1
snowmagician
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Question Is this a both safe and effective way to keep Ubuntu Linux fresh?


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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
and then

Code:
sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo apt-get autoremove
Or should I also use a program such as Ubuntu Tweak?

Thanks a lot, experts on Linux Questions!
 
Old 10-20-2016, 07:16 PM   #2
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doing what? Saving 640K of disk space?

It is NOT "safe" nor "effective", IMO.
 
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Old 10-20-2016, 07:24 PM   #3
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Hi...

I found a thread here, which partially confirms Habitual's point of view. However, if you do want to run a cleanup, along with Ubuntu Tweak, it does offer some suggestions on how to do this from the command line.

Regards...

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Old 10-20-2016, 07:49 PM   #4
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Yes, running this first set of commands regularly is a good idea!

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Code:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
But this second part is totally unnecessary (unless you have a very tiny hard drive and need to conserve space):

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Originally Posted by snowmagician View Post
Code:
sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo apt-get autoremove
 
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