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According to this answer right here, Ubuntu reserves 5% of the disk space for the root user. Now, do this: 120 x .05 = 6 that's the space reserved for the root user, and is not touched unless the root user (includes daemons running as root) uses some space. And if you add your free space: 6 + .3 = 6.3 In other words, file manager tells you the space ...


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Problem solved! Thank you seppi! My machine hardware or the live USB OS was slow to respond to the changes suggested/made. Swapoff and wait.... then unmount sda4. Thank you again seppi for your help and patience!


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When Ubuntu switches to snappy packages which bring there own libraries, won't they also need a hell lot of space? Nope (well probably not). Libraries tend to be small anyways but a Snappy application is basically a single compressed archive package with all the files contained for the app to run. So the libraries are compressed as well making them a ...


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Boot from the LiveCD/USB that you used to install Xubuntu. When fully booted, run Gparted software that is included. With it, you can resize partitions by simply dragging borders. Never try to resize the partition that is mounted or booted from.


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You could investigate the problem. Yes, I know it's a big file, but by throwing away data and letting the computer do the work, one could: cat .xsession-errors* | \ egrep -v '^$' | \ sed -e 's/[0-9][0-9]\+/#NUM#/g' | \ sort | \ uniq -c | \ sort -rn | \ tee counts.out | \ less -XMersj3 Some messages (on my system without 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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