Computer is slowing down

fch res09p6u at frontier.com
Sat Dec 7 19:00:34 UTC 2013


On 12/7/2013 10:47 AM, John R. Sowden wrote:
> On 12/07/2013 03:36 AM, Paul Cartwright wrote:
>> On 12/07/2013 02:54 AM, John R. Sowden wrote:
>>> run "df -h": sda7 (mounted at root) 94% used 1.2GB free
>>> could not find how to read SMART data (looked in gparted-no)
>>> System Monitor: (with firefox running and thunderbird running)
>>> cpu1 5%, cpu2 11% memory 55% flat line (no change), swap: 6% flat 
>>> line-no change
>>> processed: running evolution (isn't that a mail program?-I don't use 
>>> it).
>>> why is 'pulse audio "h=very high priority?  all processes show 0% 
>>> cpu (doesn't seem right)
>>> ---------------------
>>> what I am questioning is: what's changed.  My use hasn't, so all I 
>>> can think of of code bloat, uh, I mean program upgrades.  Does 
>>> ubuntu let us know about additional ram requirements with new 
>>> versions or other upgrades?
>>>
>>> I think that is about it.  Thanks for all the input. 
>> 94% used is bad, REAL bad.. not enough room for error.. you should 
>> have at least 15% free space.
>>
>> http://askubuntu.com/questions/57994/root-drive-is-running-out-of-disk-space-how-can-i-free-up-space
>>
>> 1.
>>
>>     *Clean apt-get cache.*Following command will remove all
>>     downloaded deb files from apt-get cache directory.
>>
>>     sudo apt-get clean
>>
>> -- Paul Cartwright Registered Linux User #367800 and new counter #561587
>>
> that executed instantly, meaning to tme that there was no excess 
> files.  It lowered the used in sda7 from 94% to 93%.
>
> thanks, got more to do!
>
>
>
Try BleachBit it cleans more than apt-get clean [it is included].
Available from Ubuntu Software Center



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