40gb ~/.meteor w/ 19gb ~/.meteor/meteor-tool directories



I’ve been using Meteor for over a year. It’s using about 40GB of space in ~/.meteor on linux. Half of that is in the ~/.meteor/meteor-tool directory (19GB)

Is there a way to clear meteor’s cache without uninstalling/reinstalling?




Not really. Sorry! Fastest way is indeed to uninstall / clean out the ~/.meteor directory.


Right on, thanks! Once I found it, this was easy to fix:

rm -rf ~/.meteor
meteor --verbose


In theory a tool could be created that would clean this out but it would be super complex because it would need to know where ALL of your meteor projects are and then would need to examine each of those to determine which dependencies are important. Then it could remove the rest.