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Old 11-26-2003, 02:53 AM   #1
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Free up disk space


hi folks,

i was just wondering how can i free up disk space. i am running Slack 9.1 with GNOME only & i only installed OpenOffice & MPlayer & gDesklets. and all that is using me 3.3 GB. i think there is something wrong with it. so is there a tool to free up disk space or what can i do?

any help would be appreciated. thanks a lot.
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Old 11-26-2003, 07:56 AM   #2
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The best tool for freeing up disk space is "removepkg"
 
Old 11-26-2003, 02:54 PM   #3
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Go to http://freshmeat.net

and search for xdiskuage ... it's pretty flexible
and most people will preceive it as "friendlier"
than a simple
du -m /
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Old 11-26-2003, 03:17 PM   #4
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As subekk0 indirectly suggested: Get rid of unneeded packages. If you use Gnome you can remove KDE and every other Window Manager for example.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 04:42 PM   #5
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well i only have GNOME, so i don't know what other packages to remove. i am afraid i need most of them. maybe the problem is somewhere else!
 
Old 11-26-2003, 04:50 PM   #6
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Which is where df, du or xdiskusage come into
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