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Old 04-20-2008, 09:52 PM
Jochen Schulz
Default dpkg unable to write to /var/lib/dpkg/status, /var partition full

Kyle Barbour:
> dpkg: failed to write status record about `vlc-nox' to
> `/var/lib/dpkg/status': No space left on device

Run 'apt-get clean' and see how much free space you get. Apt stores
downloaded debs locally and never deletes them until asked to do so.

I have been manipulated and permanently distorted.
[Agree] [Disagree]
Old 04-20-2008, 10:24 PM
Andrei Popescu
Default dpkg unable to write to /var/lib/dpkg/status, /var partition full

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 04:53:45PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> There's got to be a way to delete old/un-needed .deb files. Using
> apt-get, it's:
> # apt-get clean

'clean' will remove all .deb files. I think it's better to use

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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