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Old 11-09-2011, 11:05 AM   #1
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The most unexpected problem in Slackware for me. Space disk!!!


Hello slackers,

After installing slackware about 6 months ago, installing, compiling, pkgs,removepkg, upgrading to KDE 4.7 from Alien Bob, compiling Gimp 2.7, etc, etc I find out that I have a space disk problem.

My 9 gb disk is full and the strange thing is that I don't keep my data in Slackware partition. My home folder have very few files. I did a full disk Slackware install minus KDE language files.

Any tips or direction in this situation?

Thanks in advance
 
Old 11-09-2011, 11:11 AM   #2
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Maybe check /tmp
Code:
du -sh /tmp
 
Old 11-09-2011, 11:30 AM   #3
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If you're installing stuff from SlackBuilds.org, then you'll have to clear up /tmp/SBo every once in a while.
 
Old 11-09-2011, 11:54 AM   #4
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There is an awesome program called filelight: a nice way to visualize what's taking so much space. It's probably the temporary files.
http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13...tem/filelight/
http://methylblue.com/filelight/
 
Old 11-09-2011, 12:16 PM   #5
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There is an awesome program called filelight: a nice way to visualize what's taking so much space. It's probably the temporary files.
http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13...tem/filelight/
http://methylblue.com/filelight/
I prefer ncdu, I find that much more clearly representing the sizes and it also gives you the option to delete the files while browsing the directories.
 
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:44 PM   #6
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thanks for all tips. the ncdu program was totally new for me but very helpful. I cleaned a lot of files easily with ncdu and as most of you told me the problem was caused by temporary files.

thanks again
 
  


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