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Use something like htop instead and it will show you the amount of allocated memory for each process. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install htop sudo htop Press F6 to choose what to sort the results by. Also, have you checked to see if something may be incessantly filling up the error logs? EDIT: Because you have identified the culprit is using ...


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I found the reason it was piling up: I had developed a console application and because I am still used to windows started the binary via double click and expected it to open up in the terminal, instead it started writing 50Mb/s to the syslog file...


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The command make clean doesn't affect your installation and it's a good idea to get some space back after the installation. To install the application again via sudo make install you have to start make first, because all compiled resources in the source folder will be removed after the clean.


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Chances are you need to repair the Windows 7 disk from within Windows. There are no tools in Ubuntu that can do this job. (The ntfsfix program does only the most basic checks and then flags the partition as needing repair in Windows.) Also, be sure you shut down the computer in Windows; do not perform a suspend-to-disk operation. The latter leaves the ...


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According to the Chromium projects site it's where the users data directory is. So beyond the configuration it will contain the History, bookmarks, cookies, extensions etc. To minimise the disk usage, you can uninstall extensions you no longer use and get Chrome to clear it's cache/history.


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The config files should be listed in /var/lib/dpkg/info/<package>.conffiles. For example, with the dpkg package: $ cat /var/lib/dpkg/info/dpkg.conffiles /etc/alternatives/README /etc/cron.daily/dpkg /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg /etc/logrotate.d/dpkg If there aren't too many files, you can use xargs and du: $ xargs -a /var/lib/dpkg/info/dpkg.conffiles du -c ...



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