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Old 08-17-2011, 12:11 AM   #1
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Red face Low Disk space


I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop but i already had windows 7 home basic on it. I installed it alongside windows. Now, i have 3 windows partitions one of 200GB, the other 20GB which is the windows partition and another of 14GB on which I have put my Ubuntu 11.04 installation. The problem is now I get a message saying I have only 108MB free space. When I check on windows I have 1GB free space on my windows partition and 9GB free space on the Ubuntu Partition. How can I resolve this problem? Thanx 4 ur help
 
Old 08-17-2011, 12:26 AM   #2
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Hello Shaka7, welcome to LQ,

could you please open a terminal and post the output of
Code:
df -h
and
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sudo fdisk -l
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Old 08-17-2011, 01:31 AM   #3
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sori It has not helped me yet!
 
Old 08-17-2011, 08:34 AM   #4
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What hasn't helped you yet. You were asked to post information so that someone could help with your problem and you haven't done it.
Is this a wubi install inside windows?
Your first post doesn't make much sense. You say you have three windows partitions and you put Ubuntu on one. Is this a wubi install inside windows? If you have Ubuntu on a separate partition it won't be a windows formatted partition as that won't work.

If you haven't resolved this problem, the first step in getting help would be to post the information requested by markush.
 
Old 08-17-2011, 12:10 PM   #5
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The 2 commands suggested by markush are to help determine what's full & where you can take the additional space from, after posting the requested outputs, you'll find that there will be other suggestions as to how to proceed.
 
Old 08-18-2011, 12:12 PM   #6
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chris@ubuntu:~$ df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/loop0 3.6G 3.4G 59M 99% /
none 935M 704K 934M 1% /dev
none 942M 196K 941M 1% /dev/shm
none 942M 96K 941M 1% /var/run
none 942M 0 942M 0% /var/lock
/dev/sda4 15G 5.0G 9.7G 34% /host
chris@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l
[sudo] password for chris:

Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x1a44d1ef

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 13 102400 7 HPFS/NTFS
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 13 2551 20387483+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 2552 28490 208354986 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda4 28491 30402 15357473 7 HPFS/NTFS
chris@ubuntu:~$
that's what i get
sori about before
Yancek, i thought it was going to solve everything in a flash
thanx

Last edited by Shaka7; 08-18-2011 at 12:14 PM.
 
Old 08-18-2011, 03:48 PM   #7
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Is this a wubi installation?
It shows 15G but not on own partition.
Are you concerned with low disk space in linux, if so it's / showing only 1% available.

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Old 08-22-2011, 11:17 AM   #8
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Yes Its a wubi installation
and yeah am concerned with the low disk space
 
Old 08-22-2011, 11:49 AM   #9
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I apologize the 1 wubi installation that I had I lost the whole disk.
So I couldn't possibly give any advice on it.
Grub has been much simpler for me.
 
Old 08-25-2011, 12:25 AM   #10
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Smile

thanx anyway Eddy
 
Old 08-25-2011, 12:56 AM   #11
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The problem is now I get a message saying I have only 108MB free space. When I check on windows I have 1GB free space on my windows partition and 9GB free space on the Ubuntu Partition. How can I resolve this problem? Thanx 4 ur help
What is the purpose of sda4 as far as windows is concerned?
 
  


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