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Re: [opensuse] How do i win some space back?
  • From: Ken Schneider - openSUSE <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 08:47:38 -0500
  • Message-id: <4CFE3AFA.1040206@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/07/2010 01:58 AM, Mike McMullin pecked at the keyboard and wrote:
On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 13:12 +0100, Oddball wrote:
Hi list,

I have to throw some bites away, but when i look, i cannot find where
all space went..
How can i see which files absorb all the space?
If i throw something away with shift-del, does it realy dissappear from
the disk of does it remain in some obscure unseen recycle bin?
If there exists a recycle bin, where does it linger? How do i call upon
it, to see if there is something in it?

Try looking in your /tmp dir and also /var/log. You can set up log
rotation and the automatic cleanout of /tmp.


What does this have to do with a lack of space in a separate /home
filesystem? People please read the *whole* thread before responding.

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Ken Schneider
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