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Old 10-21-2005, 02:50 PM   #1
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Installed apps using YaST2 in suse.

I'm using a 8gb partition for suse and have got to the point of only having just over 130 mb of free space left!!!!! i've installed a hell of a lot of apps and dev packages with YaST2, but because i was having problems using sdl on my previous install I decided not to use the "Remove packages after installation" option.

so my question is, which directory did the files get downloaded to before they were installed, so that i can go and delete the ones which i know i dont need.
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Quickest way to find them: open a term window and su to root. Then run updatedb to have an up-to-date database for the locate command. When that's done, run this command: locate .rpm | less. That will show you every file with .rpm in the filename.

Hopefully all those rpms are in one directory.
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i ran updatedb as root and got a bash error that the command was not found, tried a man on it and there was no entry, no entry for locate either but i see them listed here
strange. any ideas?

thanks for the heads up instead i used
find . -name '*.rpm' > rpm_files
and found the files in

what a strange place to find them
anyway that recovered 500 mb

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