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Disk space suddenly 100% used?

I'm trying to identify why, suddenly, 100% of our disk space is in use. I have already rebooted but the issue persists. Here are the outputs of some commands that are showing some strange (for me) ...
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Understanding disk usage

My Ubuntu server is installed on hard drive with very simple partitioning /dev/sdd1 * 1 1824 14647296 83 Linux /dev/sdd2 1824 3283 11718656 83 Linux ...
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Add space to the previously assigned ubuntu

When I installed Ubuntu with Windows XP I put in a partition of 12 GB and if the installation asked me to assign a space not because I put half (6 GB) and now I want to raise it and have read by HAI ...
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Why does System Monitor and Nautilus give me different disk usage numbers?

Ubuntu 10.4 LTS Encrypted Hard-drive I recently deleted about 30 GB of files from a folder on my Desktop. After restarting however, I found that, while I cannot find the files anywhere, my computer ...
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I can't start up because root filesystem is full

When I try starting up Ubuntu 10.04 I get stuck at this screen which is essentially a log in screen but with out the styling of my custom theme. I guess it is running in low graphics mode? Anyways ...
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Disk Usage Analyzer reports that the .ecryptfs file is taking up as much space as the home drive

I selected "encrypt home partition" when I set up my netbook with Ubuntu. The disk usage analyzer now reports that twice as much space is taken up than actually is used. I have seen this question ...
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Why is /var/lib/mlocate.db almost 800 MB?

Can I do something about it? I'm running out of disk space.