Files left over from a installworld

Richard Jones richard at
Wed Nov 9 11:59:53 GMT 2005


I've been continuously upgrading my machine from (I think) RELEASE-4.8,
and I'm beginning to see lots of cruft from older releases accumulating.
What are the list's feelings on deleting the majority of files listed

find / /usr -xdev -mtime +7

There are plenty there that I created or belong the packages e.g.
/etc/mail/$ and /etc/X11/XFConfig

but what about, for example:


Obviously dollops of common sense are needed, but has anyone attempted
to formalize this type spring cleaning?



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