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Old 04-12-2006, 02:50 PM   #1
xsithlordx
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Suse is telling my my hard drive is 99.6% full :(


I noted I was getting low on space and decided to get rid of stuff I didn't need. Once it was gone I promptly emptied the trash and would see how much space was reclaimed. I realized that there was a problem when my hard drive neglected to show the new reclaimed space. I rebooted and still nothing. Now I have a drive thats 99% full. Where is my space? How can I fix this? Can someone give me a hand with this?
 
Old 04-12-2006, 06:26 PM   #2
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If you can get a hold of free space on the root partition, if any, or on anything that you can write to, try getting baobab and see what's overgrown on your drive.
 
Old 04-12-2006, 07:03 PM   #3
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Try the following from a console, then check the biggies;
Code:
du -S | sort -nr | less
List will be in k's.
 
Old 04-12-2006, 08:30 PM   #4
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Quote:
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Try the following from a console, then check the biggies;
Code:
du -S | sort -nr | less
List will be in k's.
Ok heres the output...but what are these files? Where are they? Because I deleted them a long time ago, shouldn't they be gone? And this thing happened recently...heres the list, can someone tell me what to do please?!Don't laugh

4491850 ./.local/share/Trash/files/BIG BUTT BOAT TRIP 1/VIDEO_TS
4464895 ./.local/share/Trash/files/GU/VIDEO_TS
3981175 ./.local/share/Trash/files/Banned From The Bible/VIDEO_TS
2450903 ./.local/share/Trash/files/HOSTEL/VIDEO_TS
2105954 ./.local/share/Trash/files/GUMMO/VIDEO_TS
1833759 ./WAREZ/VIDS
1535951 ./WAREZ/MISC PC STUFF/Zero-G.Sounds.Of.The.70s.VSTI.DXI.RTAS.AU.DVDR-AI/
Sounds of the 70s Library
1520427 ./.local/share/Trash/files/{MtG}Grandmas.Boy.TELESYNC.SVCD-SEPTIC.CD1/VI
DEO_TS
1435218 ./WAREZ/XP 9in1
1340812 ./.local/share/Trash/files/HO/VIDEO_TS
1340812 ./.local/share/Trash/files/HOS/VIDEO_TS
718057 ./WAREZ/VIDS/Munich.2005.DVDSCR.XviD-DVL.[www.descargasweb.net]/CD1
717036 ./WAREZ/VIDS/Munich.2005.DVDSCR.XviD-DVL.[www.descargasweb.net]/CD2
666878 ./.aMule/Incoming
619355 ./WAREZ/PRODUCTION 2006
618792 ./MUSIC
583233 ./.kde/share/apps/ktorrent/tor0/cache
227112 ./WAREZ/OFFICE XP SUITE
227112 ./WAREZ/FIXES 2006/OFFICE XP SUITE
222223 ./WAREZ/PRODUCTION 2006/DRUM KITS SAMPLES
200942 ./.aMule/Temp
 
Old 04-12-2006, 09:02 PM   #5
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Apparently your trash was not emptied. You can always run
rm .local/share/Trash/files/*
to empty it, although this is a workaround; I never used Suse, so I have no idea why the trash thing isn't working right.
 
Old 04-12-2006, 09:53 PM   #6
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I can't delete any of them!!!! What now I'm out of ideas
How do I rid myself of all of these files and why did this happen?Also how can i keep it happening in the future.
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/40IP-060227': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/against all odds': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Banned From The Bible': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/BBBT': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/BIG BUTT BOAT TRIP 1': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/cam': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Cormega_-_Hustler_Rapper_Mixtape': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/daimonin': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/DJ ToneXpress': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/dvdSanta v4': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Fantastic Damage': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/FF 7 PIANO': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Games': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Ghetto.Booty.20.XviD-PORNOLATiON': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Ghostface_Killah-Fishscale-2006-RNS': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/GREEN LATERN ARRIVE ON ARRIVAL': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/GU': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/GUMMO': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/G-unit-Radio-16---Crucified-for-the-hoo': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/HO': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/HOS': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/HOSTEL': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/IRONMAN': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/iso': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/King.Kong.(Peter.Jackson)DVDR.ES.ENG': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/MOBB DEEP GUNIT RADIO': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/MP3 To Ringtone Gold v3.17': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/{MtG}Grandmas.Boy.TELESYNC.SVCD-SEPTIC.CD1': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/rza presents harlem 6-': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Scene4': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/sss': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Streetlife': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Unbreakable-Bruce_Willis-Xvid-ENG': Is a directory
rm: cannot remove `.local/share/Trash/files/Undadogz_INS_CARLTON FISK': Is a directory
cam@linux:~>

Last edited by xsithlordx; 04-12-2006 at 10:47 PM.
 
Old 04-13-2006, 12:27 AM   #7
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Just rm can't remove a directory with files in it you must delete the files within first or check out the the options with rm --help. The most direct way however to empty trash in KDE is to left click the trash can icon and select empty trash. Note the root partition has its own trash and you must be logged in as root to empty that one.
 
Old 04-14-2006, 02:03 AM   #8
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fixed...well kinda, I couldn't delete the files no matter how or what I did, some nice people in #SUSE even tried to help me out, but to no avail. I wound up reinstalling SUSE 10 and hopefully I'll avoid n00b mistake. I think it was root problem, like me deleting stuff while in root, and not loging out. Who knows.
thanks to everyone who took the time to reply!

Last edited by xsithlordx; 04-14-2006 at 02:04 AM.
 
Old 04-14-2006, 02:07 AM   #9
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maybe you should have simply tried

rm -rf .local/share/Trash/

this would have deleted all the files/folder in the Trash Directory

regards
 
Old 04-14-2006, 09:39 AM   #10
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when I can't delete a folder, I just rm -rf it, then sudo -s then re rm -rf it.

When nothing works, I run sudo rm -rf / .
(Don't run that!)
 
  


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