Why so big?
k5di at zianet.com
Fri May 16 00:54:00 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
>> 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)
Not so. My /home/karl/ is another partition with all that stuff.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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