Need terminal command for safely deleting log files and other useless garbage in /
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The partition of 11.6g on which / is mounted has completely filed up. I did a search on *.log and came up with an incredible number which had accumulated. I want to delete as many files which are safe to delete as I can from the partition in which / is mounted without having to do it one file at a time using konqueror. Being a newbie I do NOT know which files are safe to delete, and that is what my post is asking--how do I go about recapturing space in the / partition without having to delete files one at a time using knowledge I do not possess.
deleting files here means removing files. 'rm' command will remove the files which can recovered with another cumbersome process. If you want to completely remove the files, then use 'rm -rf' command. But make sure that this way, you will not be able to recover your deleted files...