Help!!! Something is using most of my HDD space!!!
pewtas at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 06:41:57 GMT 2009
Dear Ubuntu Folk,
Problem SOLVED. I did a total re-install of my OS... wiping out the old OS.
I'm now using Mint Ubuntu (Elyssa)... and it is the only OS on this pc. It
was quite straight-forward to install (over-writing the old system).
Peter Eric (aka 'pew') WILLIAMS
from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia -- phone (03) 6236-9675
My free website is: http://pewtas.googlepages.com
(please visit my free website and let me know what you think about it.)
Doug Larson - "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it
might be better to change the locks."
2009/2/12 David Gillies <daveg at dorja.com>
> David Gillies wrote:
> > Peter Williams wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> Note my user name is 'user'. The home folder totals 32GB so it's NOT
> >> the problem. Something else is taking all of the space.
> > <snip!>
> >> 32G .
> > So looking at your computer, I see that you've allocated a total of 43G
> > for your Ubuntu install:
> > root at user-desktop:/home/user# df -h
> > Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> > /dev/sda1 43G 38G 3.7G 92% /
> > And your home directory is using 32Gb, which leaves another 6Gb outside
> > of your directory, which is probably the Ubuntu install itself and other
> > miscellania. Your problem seems to be more that you haven't
> > allocated/partitioned any of the rest of your drives.
> I had a look at your fdisk -l output (sorry, I didn't before) and I saw
> that /dev/sda1 is almost all of the disk, definitely a lot more than the
> 43G that df is reporting. That's quite bizarre.
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