Visit our home page for VL info. To search the old message board go to http://vectorlinux.com/forum1. The first VL forum is temporarily offline until we can find a host for it. Thanks for your patience.
See for yourself! That's where packages you download through slapt-get/gslapt are stored. It makes it easy to install those packages if you need to.
Yes, yes, yes and "whatever you want". To clear out old files, in Gslapt click Edit > Preferences > "Working Directory" tab > "Delete Cached Package Files" button.