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Hi i am wondering how do I clean up and remove old files that are taking up space? In Ubuntu 12.04.

I have only ssh interface (terminal interface).

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migrated from Jul 10 '12 at 13:40

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up vote 2 down vote accepted Look at: Remove partial packages, Remove unnecessary locale data, Remove "orphaned" packages.

sudo apt-get autoclean
sudo apt-get install localepurge
sudo apt-get install deborphan
sudo deborphan | xargs sudo apt-get -y remove --purge
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find / -size +1024000


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