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How to Clean out old and unused files from the Yum Local Repository ? (Doc ID 2463894.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 to 3.4.5 [Release OVM33 to OVM34]
Linux x86-64


 This document explains how to clean the yum local repository by removing the extremely old and unneeded files in the repository.

 This is needed as when the older packages aren't cleared time-to-time, it may increase the repository size. In order to avoid that the below method is used to keep only the latest packages / rpms


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