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I've got an SSD drive for root and /home, and a larger HDD for storage. The storage disk is almost full, and there's a low disk space warning on startup. The warning doesn't have any "don't show again" option, only "ignore" and "examine". It also doesn't go away but sticks on the screen until the ignore button is clicked, so it's very annoying in addition to being competely unnecessary.

I tried unselecting the storage HDD in baobab's settings, but that didn't have any effect. I also tried gconf-editor, and looked for apps -> gnome_settings_daemon -> plugins -> housekeeping, but there is no "plugins" under "gnome_settings_daemon". Only "gtk-modules" and "keybindings".

Gnome 3.4.2.1 Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

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Found via https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-settings-daemon/+bug/881376

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.housekeeping active false

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This is not to stop but to for the auto clean

You can know the free space by df -h
Then type sudo apt-get autoclean
clean using sudo apt-get clean

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Thanks, but I'm not trying to free space, and I doubt apt-get would free space on the storage drive anyway –  grimripper Sep 4 '12 at 5:19
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