If I won't compile any package myself, do I need .h files that reside in /usr/include or similiar directories. Almost all distro seem to have them, but does an end user needs them at all?
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Even if you do not compile any package by yourself, still it's a good idea not to remove them. For example, when you try to install new packages, some of them would might certain header files. In fact, you might even need to have additional headers in that case, often by installing a