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i have assigned 4G for my "/" directory, on slacware 10.2, and have not installed the GUI either. I am not sure wat files to look for that have been growin over time that has completely depleted my space. Think it would be log files, but dont know wer to find them
If you haven't set up a separate partition for /var, then most likely your system is filling up space with the log files. Have a look in your /var/log directory, delete (or move to USB or another partition) all old log files and see if that solves your problem.
du -h should give you information where is your space being eaten up.
Didn't you mean df -h to check available / used space? Depending on where the OP executes du -h this will print out lots of information at a very high speed. If not redirected to a file then this output will not serve the OP in my opinion.
thanks alot for all the info guys, they all came in handy,n to erictra, n linuxlover,
checked the /var dir with du -h, and picked up all the space being used in /var/log,
a 2GB log file. removed it n no more probs.