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Old 01-26-2006, 01:14 PM   #1
MicahCarrick
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Disk Usage and freeing up some space


Hey,

I have been running Fedora Core 4 since it's release and have been learning a lot about Linux as I go. I use this system all the time for tons of stuff and have installed and removed lots of software over the last year.

I have /home and /boot mounted on their own partitions. / is it's own partition as well, at 6.6G and currently has 6.2G used. I'm trying to find out where I can free up some space from there-- perhaps some old software or something? Are old versions of the applications or their sources archived anywhere? /usr and /var have the majority of the space taken up so I'm assuming this is related to the applications I have installed-- and I do have quite a bit. But if anyone has any other suggestions I'm all ears.

18M ./sbin
75M ./root
12K ./media
0 ./net
6.2M ./bin
8.0K ./mnt
4.0G ./usr
12M ./tmp
102M ./lib
16K ./lost+found
748K ./dev
8.0K ./srv
63M ./etc
0 ./sys
2.2G ./var
8.0K ./selinux
0 ./misc
517M ./proc
35M ./opt
 
Old 01-26-2006, 01:22 PM   #2
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Check your /vat/cache location, maybe lots of old rpms that can be removed??

yum clean all
 
Old 01-26-2006, 01:34 PM   #3
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You know, I never knew about that. Heh... I have 2.4G free now. Thanks.
 
Old 01-26-2006, 01:49 PM   #4
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Your welcome. In case you want to learn more about using yum;

http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/index.html
 
  


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