localepurge - reclaim disk space by removing unneeded localizations

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename localepurge_0.7.3.8_all.deb
Package name localepurge
Package version
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin implemented-in::perl implemented-in::shell interface::commandline role::program scope::utility suite::debian use::configuring
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org>
Download size 46.94 KB
Installed size 123.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
localepurge_0.7.3.8_all.deb all Debian Main
localepurge - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
locales -
perl:any -
procps -
ucf -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package localepurge_0.7.3.8_all.deb
Source Package localepurge

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install localepurge deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install localepurge




2019-08-25 - Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove translation fileson /usr/share/vim/vim*/lang.
* Avoid errors of output of ls -A, redirecting.
* As localepurge don't delete files dependng if directory LC_MESSAGES 
exists, updated documentation accordingly.  (Closes: #546028)
* In remove_superfluous_files_under() test if directory is empty to avoid 
find exit with error.  (Closes: #550109)
* Fix grep extended-regex escaping which prevent to output tt locale.  
(Closes: #803894)
2019-08-04 - Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=high
* Undo removal of /usr/share/i18n as locale-gen depends on it.  (Closes:
* postrm: Really fix newline escaping. 
* Create temp file with mktemp and test if it's really created.  (Closes:
* postrm: remove deletion of etc/locale.nopurge.md5sum as it doesn't exist.
2019-07-22 - Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=medium
[ Miguel Figueiredo ]
* New maintainer.  (Closes: #870145).
* Update package to current standards (4.4.0).
* Fix typo in README.dpkg-path.  (Closes: #923503)
* Fix newline. (Closes: #738472)
* Remove more localization files: /usr/share/tcltk,
/usr/share/cups/{templates,locale,doc-root}, /usr/share/calendar,
/usr/share/i18n/locales, /usr/share/aptitude,
/usr/share/help/<domain>/HELP_CONTENT(files & dirs).  (Closes: #673555)
2018-11-18 - Helge Kreutzmann <debian@helgefjell.de>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Orphaning localepurge, maintainer set to Debian QA Group
* Deal with lintian warnings vcs-obsolete-in-debian-infrastructure
[Debconf translation updates]
* Russian Yuri Kozlov.  Closes: #888975
2014-12-04 - Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Add a few more files to the whitelist based on
feedback from Daniel Hahler and apt-file search.
(Closes: #771973)
2014-11-30 - Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Apply patch from Daniel Hahler to keep
/usr/share/locale/all_languages from kdelibs5-data.
(Closes: #771567, LP: #1243620)
* New/updated translations:
- Dutch, thanks Frans Spiesschaert.
- Brazilian Portuguese, thanks Adriano Rafael Gomes.
(Closes: #762631, #737469)
2014-01-26 - Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=high
* [CVE-2014-1638] Create tempfiles in a safe manner using
mktemp.  Thanks to Helmut Grohne for reporting the
issue and helping with the patch.  (Closes: #736359)
* Properly quote the usage / initialisation of the variables
containing temp files.
* Remove the creation of /var/tmp/reinstall_debs.sh during
2014-01-01 - Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>
localepurge ( unstable; urgency=low
[ Niels Thykier ]
* Bump Standards-Versions to 3.9.5 - no changes required.
[ Christian Perrier ]
* Debconf templates and debian/control reviewed by the debian-l10n-
english team as part of the Smith review project. Closes: #725468
[Debconf translation updates]
* Russian (Yuri Kozlov).  Closes: #729105
* Danish (Joe Hansen).  Closes: #729152
* Slovak (Slavko).  Closes: #729413
* Basque (Iñaki Larrañaga Murgoitio).  Closes: #729464
* Polish (Michał Kułach).  Closes: #729604
* German (Frank Stähr).  Closes: #729784
* Japanese (Atsushi Shimono).  Closes: #730173
* Italian (Beatrice Torracca).  Closes: #730223
* French (Christian Perrier).  Closes: #730295
* Czech (Miroslav Kure).  Closes: #730334
* Portuguese (Américo Monteiro).  Closes: #730339
* Swedish (Martin Bagge / brother).  Closes: #730480
* Spanish (Matías A. Bellone). Closes: #733730

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