Cleaning the home cache in Arch and Arch derivatives

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Cleaning the home cache in Arch and Arch derivatives

Postby viking60 » 17 Aug 2020, 11:16

I had this Laptop with Manjaro installed and I could not update because the disk was full... so there was not enough space for the upgrade. :wall:
Normally I clean the pacman cache in these situations with
sudo pacman -Scc
But that was not enough so I had a look at the /home cache.
This is done like this:

sudo du -sh ~/.cache/

..and it was 1.5 GB!!!

So time to remove it then: :tux5:

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rm -rf ~/.cache/*

And after that my beloved pacman -Syu worked like a charm and upgraded the system.
Manjaro 64bit on the main box -Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz and nVidia Corporation GT200b [GeForce GTX 275] (rev a1. + Centos on the server - Arch on the laptop.
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