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Covers questions related to file space usage—space used under a particular directory or files on a file system.

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Is it possible to resize my Ubuntu LV directry?

I have big problem with one of Ubuntu servers: user@lenovo-st50:~/main/project-system-docker/server$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs ...
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Problem with GPU and disk space

After booting the system I found this error: amdgpu: cannot find vbios clock value in dependency table, running memory level 0 and searching Google I find that maybe has to do with no disk space. I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 is telling me I have no space whilst I do have space

My laptop (Ubuntu 20.04) is giving me this popup telling me that I have no space left. I have looked everywhere and nothing seems to work. The only temporary fix i have is that if I reboot it works ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 taking way too much disk space

Recently I installed Ubuntu on my 120GB SSD card. I only installed basic software and tools. But my disk space keeps decreasing day by day and I don't have any files or applications that takes that ...
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/ root filesystem has 0 bytes of space left

A few minutes ago I received a notification stating that there's only some 600 MB of space left in filesystem root. I went through /var/log and cleared the following files: syslog kern.log lern.log.1 ...
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VB Ubuntu says disk full but not

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 via VirtualBox from win11. Recently I had to extend the space allocated for the machine. I did that using gparted util. It was fine for a while but now I am getting warnings ...
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Why does "nautilus"(Gnome FIles) gives me so smaller size of directory, compared with "du"?

I have uncompressed a folder and if I right click in the folder and click properties, I get from nautilus (Gnome Files) Gnome Files output: but instead if I do: $ du -sh * 292M branches 236M ...
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Why is the apparent size of my VM's file system so large? and other space-related questions

First of all, this doesn't seem to cause any issues, I am simply curious. I've recently had some issues with my Linux VM running out of storage and I ran ncdu as root to see what was using up all the ...
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How to clean /dev/nvme0n1p3/? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 22 is showing full disk used. See that /dev/nvme0n1p3 875G 824G 6.9G 100% /? But how do I cd into that? Due to this disk being full, my server is affected, several services have stopped ...
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Why do Files and Disks applications show different values for free space?

I encountered an issue with my Ubuntu partition's storage. Almost every disk checking app seem to show that its free space is around 29 GB, while Files and any other app shows that its free space is ...
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Disk space showing more usage than what is actually used

On one Hetzner server I can't figure out why my disk drive is taking more space than what is actually running on it. df -h results: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev ...
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How to free disk space from snaps

I would like to free up space in my hard disk. Since the snaps take up a lot of space I pruned the unused ones (see this post) Now I have this: but the directory content is: Why do I have 6 snaps of ...
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/dev/sdb1 partition full but /dev/sda empty

I am new to Ubuntu and I tried to download recently a large file, but it stopped because it said the disk was full, even though I'm supposed to have almost 1Tb of disk space. I tried to look at ...
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Something occupy disk storage on ubuntu Ubuntu 22.04

Am running desktop Ubuntu 22.04. Has 2 physical disks, 1tb + 256. result of df is: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on tmpfs 6155612 4304 6151308 1% /run /...
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How to download to a USB Drive instead of systems hard drive? Ubuntu 20.04 To be Exact

Can somebody show me step by step commands? this is what I get when I do the command "lsblk", I am trying to use the ROCKY one, which is a clear USB Drive/Flash Drive: lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN ...
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Can't purge old kernels

I have ubuntu 20.04. I have been having problems with the /boot folder running out of space. $ sudo apt list --installed | grep linux-image WARNING: apt does not have a stable CLI interface. Use with ...
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System Volume Information folder space

I have 30TB of space in Ubuntu 20.04. I'm using it as a backup storage and I have 16TB of space total data. Some day I found backup was not completed because "ran out of space" in the backup ...
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How to move Dropbox and Megasync to sdb1 from sda2 - or mount /home on sdb1?

I am running out of space on my main SSD. I just realized that Dropbox and Megasync are mounted and syncing on sda2 which is on this drive (which accounts for most of space), although I thought I'd ...
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Problem changing owner and permissions on new external drive

I just installed a new 2TB external drive (Ubuntu 20.04), created one partition, and formatted it to ext4. I mounted it to /mnt/ssk2TB. Now the drive shows in my Nautilus file explorer, but when I ...
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How can I confirm that the default temporary directory is full and that is the reason my assembler isn't progressing the genome assembly process?

My sincere apologies for writing a lengthy question; but I am stuck in this problem, and I am not an advanced Linux user. I was running the CLC genomics workbench for my de novo assembly work. CLC ...
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Why is there a large difference between disk use reported by system information and lsblk and reported by df / du?

When I start a terminal, I see this: Welcome to Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-165-generic x86_64) ... System information as of jeu 26 oct 2023 11:16:34 CEST System load: 0.45 Usage ...
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System drive (1TB) 82% full? All "my" files are on separate HDD

This is a desktop system, with a 1TB SSD for the OS Xubuntu 20.04.6, and several HDDs for all my files. So the OS shouldn't be taking up that much space. But there's the output of df: Filesystem ...
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I want to reduce disk usage but don't know which partition is okay to empty

Lately I've been facing a disk error and when I checked the currently used space, this came out: I see /dev/md1p1 has the biggest size (877 GB) compared to others. I'd like to know if this partition ...
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Boots into blinking cursor and black screen after 'mount -o remount,rw /'

I have used the command mount -o remount,rw/, now I am unable to boot normally. Using the recovery menu, it seems there is no space left on my device. Unfortunately, when I try to remove files from ...
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Disk shows blk_update_request after restarting

I'm using Ubuntu Server 22.04. The disk shows blk_update_request and spams it into console after I shut it down remotely and it worked perfectly fine before, but now it shows this error. I suppose it ...
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Disk storage full

First of all, I am a complete beginner to Ubuntu. I was trying to follow along the Ubuntu dual boot installation section from Odin project. According to the guide, I allocated two partitions, the root ...
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How to fix this storage issue?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 in VMware. It has 685 GB of disk space out of which 620 GB is free, but in the host machine the Ubuntu folder is 900 GB covering my whole NVMe SSD. How can I clean it up?
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How to specify how much disk I am using but for every folder I have

I have been informed that I am using a particular amount of disk on a shared computer. When I log into it, and I do du -hs certainly I am using that amount. My home directory has three directories ...
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How to move .julia folder to another partition in Ubuntu?

I use the Julia programming language on a Chromebook with only 32 GB internal storage. The .julia directory in the home folder consumes several gigabytes of space. This directory contains all the ...
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Missing space on raid drive

I have raid drive in Ubuntu 22.04 created from 4 drives in raid-0. It is formatted with ext4 and mounted to /mnt/md1. When I do df -h is see that drive in output, but it shows also, that 692 GB out of ...
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df does not show full disk space available for lvm root [duplicate]

I researched this problem, but have not found exact questions. I installed ubuntu server on ~512G SSD, so I have 474G mounted at root: Checking free space with df -H returns only 106G as a size of ...
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Finding and Reducing Journal Disk Usage

In Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS, I ran Disk Usage Analyzer on the root directory. It indicated that /var/log/journal occupied 3.8GB. In response, I ran sudo gedit /etc/systemd/journald.conf and changed two ...
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Computer doesn't start

Since this morning my other desktop computer doesn't start anymore. It just shows what's on the screen photo. My husband started an update, but it couldn't finish because there wasn't enough space on ...
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(Ubuntu Budgie) - Stuck in login loop - Ran out of disk space

I'm an amateur user of Linux with no idea whatsoever on terminals and command lines. A year back I was looking to switch over to FOSS and installed Ubuntu Budgie because I felt at ease with its ...
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Low Disk Space on "Filesystem Root" in Ubuntu

I keep getting this message (Low Disk Space on "Filesystem Root") every time I open Ubuntu. I run Ubuntu on VMware Workstation. I installed some packages for a simulator that I want to use ...
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28: No space left on device ubuntu touch

I have not space on my partition.. When I put: sudo apt install .... system say: Error escribiendo al fichero de salida - write (28: No space left on device) Error escribiendo a archivo - write (28:...
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My Ubuntu 20.04 gets stuck many times. keyboard and mouse also do not respond

My Ubuntu 20.04 gets stuck many times. Keyboard and mouse also do not respond. journalctl -r logs file attached while system is stuck at around 9.30 AM:
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rm'd 300GB of storage in ubuntu but disk space hasn't been reclaimed

Due to a program I was running in ubuntu doing a number of unnecessary tasks (not immensely important but background) I had over 300GB of unwanted files on my local disk. I used the rm command on all ...
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./etc/opt/OS is taking the 49GB of my space while it's not a dir

du -cha --max-depth=1 /etc/opt/OS | grep -E "M|G" 49G /etc/opt/OS 49G total root:/etc/opt# cd /etc/opt/OS bash: cd: /etc/opt/OS: Not a directory root:/etc/opt# dir OS what is the ...
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My ubuntu 20.04 LTS Freeze many times a day. Keyboard and mouse is unresponisve at this time. only soultion is power on button means hard reset

enter image description here df -h command output is: bhaveshk@linux:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 7.7G 0 7.7G 0% /dev tmpfs 1.6G 2.3M 1....
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Ubuntu 20.04 not able to monitor disk usage via snmp

I've been trying to get SNMP to work for OID .1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.9 on Ubuntu 20 and 22, for reference: https://oidref.com/1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.9 When trying on Ubuntu 18 it does work. Ubuntu 18 uses SNMP ...
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Black screen after logging in

Lubuntu 20.04. Having black screen after logging in, probably because of lack of free space in root. Usually I used this solution in this case before, but it doesn't work now: Disk is full and now I ...
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Ubuntu gui won't start, disk full. Any way to clean?

I have hp thinclient T630 with 64ssd disk on which i run home assistant server on docker container. It was working very well for half a year or so, today i noticed it is down. I figured my disk is so ...
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low space disk on file root system

I had created root file system partition of 30 GB and almost 3 swap partitions. Now it say low space disk.I have tried to delete the swap partition and increase the root file system and it shows that ...
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Getting disk full errors, df says 3GB free

I have a 63GB SSD drive, and since upgrading to 23.04 I've gotten "out of disk space" errors a few times. Has happened with Audacity, and Android Studio Running df -h at the same time as the ...
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SSD disk space loss after running Laravel Jobs - any solutions?

Overview Day before I had 20GB free space. Then I run laravel job and I got 0, then I deleted some files, cache and etc. and somehow I got 20GB more. Next day I run this jobs one more time and I got ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing full RAID disk on Dell Poweredge R720

On installation the system only gives me the ability to install on a 3.5tb section of my hard drives. However the system is configured with 3625gb of storage. When typing sudo fdisk -l it responds as ...
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Hidden disk usage

I have a problem with hidden disk usage on my Ubuntu 22.04. As you can see, the ncdu utility only finds ~30GB on the system: Whereas Ubuntu's System Monitor finds that 88 GB are being used: What's ...
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How to give space for sda2 from sda4(/dos)

I have got too much not used space in sda4(/dos) folder But, actually my space in sda2 is about to end :( So, the question is: Is there a way to make available space for sda4 from 90GB to for ...
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space to do a system-upgrade

I want to upgrade a 20.04 system (xubuntu) to 22.04. LANG=C df Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 30G 25G 3,6G 88% / /dev/loop6 500M 3,6M ...
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