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Recently while downloading I was told there wasn't enough room to save the file. I have about 120g of music/video/programs that I can see. My system monitor is saying I have 270g used up at this point. Anybody know what the rest could be? I'm not very ubuntu savvy so simple explanations please!

I'm using 13.04

I ran du -sch .[!.]* * |sort -and it came up with 117 GB total. When I ran df -h it came up with

/dev/sda1       290G  253G   23G  92% /
none            4.0K     0  4.0K   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
udev            1.8G  4.0K  1.8G   1% /dev
tmpfs           364M  808K  363M   1% /run
none            5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
none            1.8G  1.9M  1.8G   1% /run/shm
none            100M   80K  100M   1% /run/user
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what ubuntu version are you using? 13.04 has a disk usage analyzer program pre-installed –  Arno van der Weijden Dec 11 '13 at 18:09
    
Can you run this command in your home directory and see whether there is any superlarge file present?: du -sch .[!.]* * |sort -h –  don.joey Dec 11 '13 at 18:09
    
what was the output of df -h? –  Avinash Raj Dec 11 '13 at 18:11
    
Try using Disk Usage Anyalyzer - press 'Scan Filesystem'. If it is /var that is full, this can be caused by excessive package cache or error logs. –  Wilf Dec 11 '13 at 19:23
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