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Old 09-01-2009, 03:48 PM   #1
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Smile root partition full but cannot find big files

in my system the root partition is full
but there are no big files
may be system writes to opened file
please some ideas how to proceeed
Old 09-01-2009, 03:51 PM   #2
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What is the output from
df -h
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from "/" directory
du -x -k | sort -n
Maybe? That will tell you what directories use up the most disk space.

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Old 09-02-2009, 12:19 AM   #4
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The outpt of fdisk -l (lowercase L) might help as well to judge if this will be a once-off or that you will encounter this problem on a regular basis.

I've noticed a couple of posts that seem to indicate that a default Ubuntu install creates a relatively small root partition.


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