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Old 11-16-2008, 09:06 PM   #1
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clearing disk space


Is there something similar to the wizard in windows that lets you delete tmp files and shows you what programs are using alot of space and things like that so that you can clear some extra disk space? I have about only about 100 MB free out of a 10 GB partition and I don't know where it went...
 
Old 11-16-2008, 09:15 PM   #2
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/tmp should probably gets cleared at boot. Generally logs or /home. Try this (will take a while)
Code:
su -c "du / -x" | sort -nr | less
 
Old 11-16-2008, 09:19 PM   #3
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su -c "du / -x" | sort -nr | less
It just gives me a bunch of tildes and a beep.
 
Old 11-16-2008, 09:23 PM   #4
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Sorry, I was doing it without a Fedora system - just (badly obviously) guessing a format that might work. You need to be root, and issue the following
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