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SanDisk USB drive - used space doesn't add up

I have a 32GB SanDisk USB drive (vfat partition type). It's as I received it - I haven't played around with the partitioning or added any encrypted sections or anything. The disk properties show that ...
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Backup bootable USB flash in Mac OS X

I have a bootable USB. It runs Linux. The size of USB pen is 8Gb, and linux partitions take less than 200Mb. $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME SIZE ...
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free disk space disappeared on SSD

Today my disk got full. It was surprising, because I've been running the same automated script for a few months, with plenty of space, and no issues. I don't understand where it's gone. du reports ...
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the effect of large number of files on disk space in unix filesystems

If I have a text file in Unix that contains N-many independent entries (e.g. records about employees, where each employee has a separate record), is it expected that this file will take up less space ...
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find command unpredictable behaviour?

I am working on a remote machine,the disk space on the HP-UNIX machine was 96% so I was going to reduce the disk space by zipping some "*.extract.sys" files. $find . "*extract.sys" -exec ls -lrt {} ...