Why so big?
k5di at zianet.com
Fri May 16 11:54:55 UTC 2008
Kurt Wall wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 05:57:55PM -0600, 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?
> Not too long after you do "sudo apt-get clean".
I did the clean and it came down to:
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda8 9187068 6624816 2095568 76% /
and this is a small change. It dropped 2% so there is a disconnect
between what df reports and what Disk Usage application reports.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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