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Save disk space by removing help and documentation files

Terminal - Save disk space by removing help and documentation files
for i in {a..z};do sudo rm /usr/share/doc/$i*/*;done
2010-07-23 01:52:25
User: LinuxMan
Functions: rm sudo
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Save disk space by removing help and documentation files

Never read the documentation? No, then why have that ~ 20 MB sit there and take up space? This command preserves directory structure wile removing all of those unnecessary help and documentation files. Works on Ubuntu, Debian, and most related systems. Gives a lot of directory errors, I'll fix those later.

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Comment by kaedenn 252 weeks and 5 days ago

Seriously? You're that concerned for hard drive space?? Maybe it's time you invest in a larger hard drive.

Comment by atoponce 252 weeks and 3 days ago

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