Why so big?

debian debiani386 at gmail.com
Fri May 16 00:42:01 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 20:11 -0400, steve wrote:
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> Karl Larsen wrote:
> |     I loaded this Ubuntu system with a Live CD which was close to 700
> | MBytes. It has been updated a lot and is the Gutsy version. I was just
> | checking and the hard drive has
> |
> |     6,796,024,000 Bytes now! It is getting bigger every day. I wonder if
> | it will end?
> |
> | Karl
> |
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> If im not mistaken the base install size is in the vicinity of 2gb, your
> closer to 7.  you install extra stuff, LAMP, KDE, etc?
> 
if your like me, you tend to have gigs of files in your /home/[username]
file. You should go through and remove any files that you no longer use
(or atleast burn them to a disk before removing them, especially if you
are unsure if you will need them in the future)

--cj





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