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How to increase disk space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I free up disk space? I am running out of space on my notebook, so I thought I would delete some unused stuff. I was thinking about: cleaning the home folder as ...
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Remove unused applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I free up disk space? I'm running low on hard drive space and have been prompted to remove unused applications. Is there a way to find unused applications/programs in ...
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How do I clean up my “home” drive or “/” to get some free space? [duplicate]

I need to free some space on my drive: Not enough free disk space: The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 2,807 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 1,396 M of ...
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Revert upgrade in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 12.04 did some "unattended-upgrades" by itself and increased too much disk space. How can I revert this?
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How to find large unwanted packages to uninstall to free space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I free up disk space? My root partition is filling up. Is there a tool or a good way to identify large packages or collections of interdependent packages that I could ...
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how can i clean up all the extra files on my computer running ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have a 3 TB internal harddrive and i figured that it would last me a long time. well its filled up and i have no clue how. i do have a couple duplicated movies but only about 40GB in movies all ...
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Which folders I can delete to free HDD space in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I free up disk space? Can I delete /usr/share/doc ? Which system files I can safely delete to free HDD space ? Im running out of space (only 1.9 GB left). I have Wubi ...
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How to fix my root filesystem being full? [duplicate]

I've recently just installed Ubuntu 16 as a dualboot with Windows 10. I gave the partion around 20Gb when asked during the install process. I haven't really used it all that much yet now I can't ...
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Cant upgrade to 18.04 due to less free space on / [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. But getting an error that, there is not enough space on disk '/'. I have removed the old kernels with dpkg purge command, also have cleared cache using ...
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What can I remove from system directory to increase space? [duplicate]

I'm a Windows man, I don't know which subdirectories I can clean from system directory
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How do I remove old kernel versions to clean up the boot menu?

Every time I install a new Linux kernel, it gets left in the grub_config, making the boot menu longer each time. I know I can manually search through the installed packages and remove them. Does ...
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What's a command line way to find large files/directories to remove and free up space?

Looking for a series of commands that will show me the largest files on a drive.
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How do I remove cached .deb files?

I think once we get the packages with apt-get it stores in /var/cache/apt/archives . Is it safe to remove the archives files to save space? Can we remove other files as well to save some space?
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How do I resize my /boot partition?

/boot has become 100% full somehow. df -k Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu-root 191078052 31758960 149612804 18% / udev ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode error in “Virtualbox”

I faced a "The system is running in low-graphics mode error" like the on in this question How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? This happened in Virtualbox! I'll ...

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