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Discussion on: How to delete ALL node_modules folders on your machine and free up HD space!

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zenmumbler

Since it wasn't mentioned in the article: npm tools such as pnpm (by @zkochan ) and yarn in PnP mode (or the upcoming Yarn v2) will keep a single copy of (each version of) a package you use across all your projects and just link them locally, saving you a ton of space without having to worry about deleting old npm_modules folders. PNPM also does a lot of cool other stuff, not my product, but I recommend it without reservation.

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Great idea! I’ll have to do add notes about pnpm in there for folks to use in the future! Thanks for reminding me 🙌🙌