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How to compute program size?

I'd like to have a reasonable computation of how much diskspace a certain program uses. Like so: // Fiction $ aptitude size -h latex folder1 250MB folder2 15MB ---------------- total ...
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Troubleshooting large spikes in disk usage on Ubuntu server

I have a server running Ubunutu 12. Today for the second time, the disk usage spiked from 300GB to 500GB in less then an hour. The same thing happened Friday and after about an hour and a half the ...
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Disk usage increasing on its own

I am using ubuntu 13.10. I checked disk usage using df. Following was the result df --block-size=1 /dev/sda1 Filesystem 1B-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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Resize Primary Partition in Ubuntu

I've set up a Ubuntu server the wrong way round. On a 2TB hard drive I gave 20GB to the root system partition and 1.8TB to home. I'd like to reverse this. I'm reading there is a tool, which may be ...
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Ubuntu Server shows that I am running out of disk space, but I can't figure out where it is being used

I am showing that I am running out of disk space and I am having trouble uploading, but I can't figure out where the disk space is being used. I am supposed to have 19 gigabytes, but it looks like ...
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1answer
592 views

How to resize a ubuntu partition to make more room for windows

My laptop has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed alongside each other. My laptop has two 225GB hard drives. I give Ubuntu 133.65GB and I give Windows 87.76GB on the same hard drive (C). My problem ...
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75 views

VirtualBox guest OS reports higher than actual storage usage

I've been using VirtualBox on Windows 7 to run a guest OS of Ubuntu Server 13.04. Generally this has been used for local testing of MongoDB which claims to be out of space. The guest OS has been ...
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Ubuntu Free Disk Space dwindles to zero until reboot

I have a ubuntu server with smbd ftp and a http server. For some reason the freedisk space will go from 2 gb down to 0 bytes as time goes on (usually a couple of days). However once i reboot, the disk ...
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How can I use my unallocated space after using 4 partitions already?

I have windows 8/Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot and i have 300 GB unallocated space in my HDD but whe i try to create a new partition it tells me that i have reached the maximum number of partitions(in both ...
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2answers
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Disk Space Monitoring

I'm looking for a simple way of getting an email alert whenever the diskspace of a server gets above X % or has less than X Mb free. I don't need anything too special, I don't need graphs or ...
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8answers
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How to find out the top space-consuming directories or files?

My disk is running out of space: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ... /dev/sda7 803G 715G 48G 95% /home I'd like to go through the whole home directory and find ...
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How do I extend logical partitions?

I have 500GB of Harddisk space. Following is the structure Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 206847 102400 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Session.log filling hard drive

Here's a goofy problem. On my Ubuntu computer the session.log and session.log.old files have been continually filling up the hard drive. I've got a 80gb partition for the OS and these logs have ...
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Free Space not shown in partiton even after extending it through gparted

I have a Ubuntu machine running 12.04 LTS on it. I had a very small "/" partition at the beginning, say of 16 GB. Now i added a 50 GB to it which i split from another partition and added to the "/". ...
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2answers
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3TB drive inside a 9 year old PC

I use a 9 year old PC (P4) as backup server, and need more space. I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Now I have one external 2TB drive that is full. I can buy another external 2TB drive, or a 3TB drive, ...
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Disk Partition on Ubuntu

I have a 750 GB hard disk and GB RAM. I will setup LAMP on my system. Now my problem is, how I will make the disk partiton so that I will keep 300 GB for my localhost and the rest of memory will be ...
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1answer
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ubuntu working on thin client cannot provide accurate disk space reports

We are using thin client systems in our work environment. There is a central ubuntu server and by using thin clients, we are connecting to our homes. The problem is when I try to install an ...
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1answer
776 views

Ubuntu 10.10 on EEE: how to free up disk space

I have an Ubuntu EEE 701, 4GB flash harddrive. It has about 180MB free. How can I free up space? If I remove applications, it doesn't seem to free up space. I do have a 4GB sd-card, but for some ...
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2answers
859 views

What commands produce the Free and Available results in Ubuntu System Monitor File Systems tab?

Ubuntu 9.10 System Monitor (gnome-system-monitor) tab File Systems has several columns labeled: Device, Directory, Type, Total, Free, Available, Used. What command line commands would produce the Free ...
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1answer
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linux df and OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device

I've got a weird inconsistency (although I'm probably just missing something quite basic). While running some script that generates small files on my I disk, I constantly get this error: OSError: ...
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1answer
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help in some linux commands

I need help in some linux commands regarding disk space. When i see disk space using " df -h " it list all partitions with space left in percentage. But here are few things i need to know more . If ...
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Ubuntu server slowly filling up

We had our Samba server (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS) share fill up the other day, but when I went to look at it I could't see any of the shares have too much on them. We have 5 group shares and then each user ...
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5answers
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How can I free up disk space in my Ubuntu Hardy Heron install?

I'd like to make some room on /dev/sda1 without necessarily having to remove a whole bunch of applications (I've already gone through and deleted all frivolous apps). This is the state of /dev/sda1 ...
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2answers
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How do I free some disk space so Ubuntu will boot again?

I have installed Windows and Ubuntu side by side. I created a 10GB partition for the Ubuntu installation. During the two months I've been using Ubuntu I have installed some software. Now it's not ...
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2answers
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Can I, and how do I, remove older versions of the kernel in Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu 9.10 on a computer with 4 GB available space (I can't delete stuff from the Windows partition yet). After two automatic Update Manager updates, my disk space is almost all gone. ...
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5answers
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How to determine available free space on Ubuntu?

I am in a situation where I am getting an error when I try to save a file to my Ubuntu server via ssh. It says there isn't any available space left. I don't know how that can be true. What should I do ...
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ubuntu: “File System” free space: 75.0 MB ?

I just installed Ubuntu side by side with XP on my laptop. I'm trying to find how much free space I have left after installation. I go into "File Browser" and click on "File System" in the left ...
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What is the easiest way to free space on a hard drive?

My hard drive became full. I am looking for ways to locate the things that use most of my disk space. I played with cron once so it may have consumed a great deal of space, but really I have no clue. ...