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The command you are looking for is fuser. It displays all processes accessing /media/SDD by typing sudo fuser -mv /media/SDD, where the m tells it to look on the given location, the v switches the output to a human readable list instead of just a bunch of PIDs. To automatically kill all processes (!! Use with care !!) accessing the directory, run sudo ...
Boot into the Ubuntu LiveCD and open up the Partition Manager. Then shrink the NTFS and grow the ext3 drive as fits, then apply the changes. That is all it takes.
A bit late to collect a bounty, but the elephant in the room is missing! gparted is the best application to show how disk space is distributed in the entire system. Even on Windows prior to moving to Ubuntu, as seen below:
I don't know what OS you use, so this answer only applies to Ubuntu, and possibly Ubuntu Gnome. Istall dconf-tools from the Sotware Center, then launch dconf-editor from a terminal window. Navigate to /org/gnome/settings-daemon/plugins/housekeeping, and modify the settings there, or deactivate it. For example, to get the warning every two hours, set ...
Well, 91G is your filesystem and home. 90% of that is in your home directory. Your personal files. 2.2G ./chris/.git 55G ./chris/Videos 129M ./chris/Downloads 3.4G ./chris/Music 20G ./chris/Documents 651M ./chris/Pictures 746M ./chris/.cache That is over 82G there. Literally half your drive is used up in /Videos. Also, run: sudo apt-get autoclean ...
By default ext2, ext3 and ext4 reserve 5% of all space for the root user and to prevent fragmentation (see this mailing list). However as this particular disk is used for archiving data that doesn't change much, I have taken the liberty to change this percentage to 1%, using the command: sudo tune2fs -m 1 /dev/sdb the last item /dev/sdb reflecting the ...
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