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I would like to know the total size of Ubuntu repository with individual repository-component (Main, Universe, Multiverse, Restricted) sizes for:

  • 32-bit platform.
  • 64-bit platform.
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Out of curiosity, I just installed apt-mirror Install apt-mirror and configured it to mirror maverick, maverick-security, and maverick-updates (i386 only). It reported:

68.6 GiB will be downloaded into archive.

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I am thinking of starting a project where I am going to convert all the existing apt packages on the Ubuntu repositories to snappy versions on my server – Suici Doga Mar 6 at 13:55

You can also try using this script I created recently by improving a little other bash code. The script computes the size of Debian repositories as well. I got this results.

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When I downloaded it in March 2011, everything in all, both 32 and 64 bit (from lucid to maverick) combined with source packs = ~450-500GB. Hundreds of thousands of files.

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445GB 515,975 files... That's a lot. Mind you that was from last year. I estimate that it is probably a bit larger considering the new releases. I will probably have to get a 1 to 2 terabyte dedicated hard drive to fit the new repository. – Doctor Who Mar 9 '12 at 12:00
its a lot, but it includes source codes. the pure compiled list is 10x less ~=60gb – ulkas Oct 26 '14 at 17:03

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