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I was wondering if I could delete RPMs or tarballs once I install them. Does Linux still need to refer to them in some cases to read the files, or ...
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    Can I delete RPMs or tarballs after installing the files?


    I was wondering if I could delete RPMs or tarballs once I install them. Does Linux still need to refer to them in some cases to read the files, or does it copy the contents to where it needs them to be?

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    The installation copies the files to where they are needed, so, yes, you can safely delete them.

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    Thanks.

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