Download via "Add/Remove Programs", where do files go?

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Wed Jun 6 14:11:11 UTC 2007

Eric wrote:
> /etc/yum.conf contains "keepcache=0", which I assume means "delete the
> packages when done"; however, at the end of installation there are many,
> many files remaining in that directory... currently 556 files (mostly or
> all rpm's), total size around 440 megabytes.
> Two questions... Why do you suppose they didn't get deleted?, and Can I
> just delete them with "rm *" and free up some space?
> Thanks...
You probably will want to use "yum clean packages" to remove them -
that way you do not have to go to each repo's directory to get rid
of them.


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