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I am starting to run out of disk space. How can I check where all the largest files are located on my Ubuntu installation so that I can delete them?

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If my answer solved your problem, please accept it. – Salem Apr 18 '14 at 12:08

You can use Disk Usage Analyzer (installed by default in Ubuntu). To use it just search Disk Usage Analyzer on dash (note that your icons may be different)

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And then select the disk you want to scan. You will get a report similar this one

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If you are using a CLI installation (ex: a server) or just prefer to use the terminal, you can try ncdu

 $ sudo apt-get install ncdu
 $ ncdu /

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@user997112 If this is the answer you were looking for, please accept the answer and remove your comment . – zwets Oct 29 '13 at 22:06

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