How to understand that picture? home 6.4% and user folder 100%

home folder

  • We need more details. From the screenshot, it looks like you might be running on a live CD. Is that correct? If not, is the home folder on a separate partition? Please add the results of running df -h to your post. The out of mount might also be helpful, depending. Finally, have you enabled quotas? Dec 20, 2011 at 16:45
  • i have a folder target, that looks like my installation was broken Dec 20, 2011 at 16:50
  • ??? I don't understand. What's a folder target? And the other info will help in any case. Dec 20, 2011 at 17:11

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Your picture just shows us that your ubuntu folder accounts for 100% of the home folder size which is the expected behavior if you only have one account on this setup. That has nothing to do with quotas or size limits.

  • Drat. I forgot how Baobab works. Dec 20, 2011 at 17:17
  • I must agree the presentation is a bit misleading!
    – Maxime R.
    Dec 20, 2011 at 17:24

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