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Questions tagged [disk-usage]

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

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cannot resolve “No space left on device”

I'm installing one package while getting the error that Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Errno 28] No space left on device However, I'm pretty sure my space is sufficiently ...
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What does this red part mean?

I have an external hard disk which format as the ext4, I know the green part is I have used space, and the gray part is mean not used, but there has another red part, what does this mean? OS: Ubuntu ...
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Incorrect available space output of df after deleting huge file

I've ran out of space and decided to free memory by deleting virtual machine files holding 3.8G. After that I see strange df output: $ df -h | grep 'sda2\|Use' Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Ubuntu /dev/loopX - Way too many mounted units [duplicate]

I am not a very experienced user, specially regarding system's technicalities such as this one. All I know is that when I first installed Ubuntu, I used the command df -h to check my disk space. It ...
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disk full with large partition and small root filesystem

I'm running out of disk, but don't know what is using it up. DiskUsageAnalyzer can't see the problem either. More Details: df shows the disk getting full $ df -k / Filesystem 1K-blocks ...
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Not able to build Docker image (write /var/lib/docker/tmp/GetImageBlob997861703: no space left on device)

trying to pull a docker image, not able to figure it out Step 1: I deleted all the older Docker images. [pinn@dat src]$ sudo docker images [sudo] password for pinn: REPOSITORY TAG ...
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How to move disk space from /home to / (root)

Can somebody help me move 1.7T of disk space from /home to /. The disk is on a dedicated server accessed remotely. df command output: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on ...
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Full disk but it isn't

I am trying to understand why on GParted sda1 look like full (and therefore it's impossible to edit the partition) but on terminal show me the disk in use is just 9%. Can anyone help me to understand ...
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problem in size with /var/log file is 110GB

My file /var/log is 110 GB and system tell me low disk space. What should I do? Should I delete the log file I have tried? $ sudo apt-get clean $ sudo apt-get autoclean $ sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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How to restart these services? [on hold]

I've just started using Ubuntu. When I tried to use live-server for web development, I got the error Error: ENOSPC: no space left on device whereas there was still plenty of free space. I followed ...
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Cleaning up install to make space - pruning usr/lib and usr/local

Trying to make space on my install partition.I notice that both my usr/lib and usr /local directories are several GB in size. Is there any easy way to prune the contents of your usr/lib folder ...
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Amazon EC2 - xvda1 is 100% full?

My site size is 25GB & Server Space (Ubuntu 16.04) is 25GB, /dev/xda1 shows 19M free, but still it shows xvda1 is 100% full. Any Fix? df -h output
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/var and /usr eating up space- low on disk space - What do I delete?

I know what's taking up space by utilizing the disk usage command. The folder /var takes 11 GB and its sub var/lib takes 8 GB. And, /usr folder takes 2 GB. 5xx MB is remaining out of my 20 GB root ...
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Missing disk space. Total - Files != Available

So, I've been hunting for the answer to this, but can't find anything. One day I magically ran out of space on my root filesystem. 0 bytes free. I deleted some old VMs to give me space back so the ...
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The computer has only 0 bytes disk space remaining

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 a month ago alongside Windows 10, so I don't know much about Ubuntu. I got the following error: The computer has only 0 bytes disk space remaining. The error says to ...
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Unable to boot, because initial ram disk for kernel cannot be created

We have a server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The installation and reinstallation of the last kernel package fails, because the system says 'no space left on /boot'. Though there is plenty of space. ...
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18.04 shows different free disk space depending on where I check

I am a Linux (and Ubuntu) noob so take it easy, and slowly. I have installed Ubuntu to an USB-memory which is the size of 16GB. /home is mounted to another disk. If I check in "disks"-tool or Disk ...
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Log file eating whole space in UBUNTU 18.04

I have dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with windows 10, installation was all fine and i have allocated 90 GB for Ubuntu, Ubuntu is taking around 7 8 GB and the rest space is free, but my problem is that as ...
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df shown size much smaller than partition size, /home full

I'm having trouble at the moment because my /home partition appears to be full and its usable space seems to be much smaller than the actual disk, which is the confusing part. this is the line in ...
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Can't upgrade anymore (not enought space on disk '/boot') [duplicate]

I have quite an issue; I've been trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 18 (LTS) but the "Not enough disk space" pops up letting me know that I need additional space. Obviously the first thing that I did was ...
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How to increase space allocated to inode in XFS filesystem

We are facing a problem with a ceph osd node which uses an XFS file system. The mount has become non-writeable. It gives the following error: root@fab-prod-ceph-h3:/var/lib/ceph/osd/ceph-6# touch ...
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Freeing space at the filesystem root in Ubuntu 18

I recently installed ubuntu 18 in my laptop with Filesystem Partition 5 11 GB Ext4 /dev/sda5 Mounted at Filesystem Root Filesystem Partition 6: home 487 GB Ext4 /dev/sda6 Mounted at /home I ...
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Ubuntu reports incorrect available space on HFS external RAID

I have a Stardom 24TB external RAID formatted as HFS+. It shows up as a 24TB disk, but available space is only 66GB when only 6.4TB is used. When mounted in MacOS I get the correct amount of available ...
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running out of space on root (/dev/vda1). can't figure out why

I have a new Ubuntu Digital Ocean droplet which keeps running out of space on root. df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on udev 2013876 0 2013876 0% ...
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No space left on /tmp

I am very new to Ubuntu. Whenever I try to download files (pdf attachments from an email, etc), I get an error stating that there is not enough space in /tmp. Also, my browser tabs are crashing ...
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Ubuntu logs something and it becomes impossible to open os again [closed]

I had ubuntu 16.04 LTS in my laptop with 50 gb root 20 gb swap and 160 gb home directories. After I started the computer it started to log something and gave me the warning root part is full I checked ...
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low disk space due to its usage as tmpfs

I have ran a program and i just entered wrong dimensions (100 times larger) so it took all my disk space and even then it didnot ran and hang the system for 5 minutes. Now when I restared my system it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 software update

Recently I upgraded a laptop (dell xps 13) from 16.04 to 18.04. Now I run Software Updater, it shows me a number of packages it can upgrade, I select OK, then it says "not enough disk space on /boot"....
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ULG files are taking 25 GB disk space

I would like to know what ULG files are on Ubuntu. After trying to find what was using the disk space, I found a directory using 25 GB of 28 GB total, and this directory had 785 ULG files. Note that ...
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Installation free space

I'm trying to download some software (Unity game engine 2017.3). As part of the installation process, I downloaded the installation assistant, but when I try to download the actual package, the ...
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Managing disk space and finding large consumers of disk space

Ok so running the command in Ubuntu Mate 18.04 $df -h returns the following udev 32G 0 32G 0% /dev tmpfs 6.3G 2.4M 6.3G 1% /run /dev/sdc2 ...
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System root not enough space remaining

I was trying to install CUDA on my Ubuntu 18.04 while an alert like this occurs Not enough space remaining on system root . So I ran following to check: danni@danni:~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks ...
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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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PCIe Bus error in HP Pavilion Desktop - 570-p041il

I get the following error: PCIe Bus Error: Severity=corrected, type=Physical Layer, Id=008e (Receiver ID) After my ubuntu 16.04 installation, the /var/log/syslog and kernlog files increased to ...
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Full disk space that went away on reboot?

So I was checking my website where I noticed that it wouldn't load, so I checked the VPS and everything seemed fine, until I did df and saw that the disk was full. I searched everywhere to see what ...
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Cannot run apt-get autoremove because disk is full [closed]

I'm in a desperate situation. We have this ubuntu virtual machine with very low disk space: du -sch /* This is the most significant: 7,7G total 3,6g /usr 2,4g /lib 508M /boot 270M /home 256M /var ...
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Installing all applications on a SSD disk and putting all files on HDD disk

I am entirely new to Ubuntu and my question here touches the somewhat confusing (at least for me) theme of disc partitioning. I've recently bought a new laptop with 250GB SSD and 1TB HDD hard drives ...
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How to give wine prefix more space?

I installed a video game and wanted to understand it so I tried to install unofficial Czech translation. Unfortunately installer thinks I have 0 Mb of available space because of wine prefix. Can I ...
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.Private size discrepancies after rogue app filled disk with log and deleting file

Running Ubuntu 17:10, I am suddenly having the issue that my disk is running out of space. I tracked it down to my /var/log/syslog growing rapidly for some reason (100s of GB), but as system was ...
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root capacity showing full, but cannot find what's taking so much space [duplicate]

UPDATE 2 Thank you all for the help. It turns out to be like what @steeldriver suggested. Someone rebooted the machine and manually mount my /dev/sdc1 back to the original path /mnt/WD. What I did ...
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root is completely out of room. At 100%

I see many similar posts, but all of these suggest running something like: du -hx / | sort -n Which might help me, but any command on this server just comes back with sort: write failed: /tmp/...
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Not enough space to update [duplicate]

I'm getting the following error when running pretty much every apt-get command: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-...
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Home folder synced to HD: results differ!

I'm new to Ubuntu. I would like to have an exact copy of my home folder on my Hard drive. I've tried the following (no programs running on Ubuntu): 1. Copy-paste ~/ to /dest1/ per drag and drop in ...
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I tried to install Ubuntu following all the instructions, but still the installation says “you need at least 8.6gb…” [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and recently I bought a new Dell Computer: Inspiron 13 5000 with 256 SSD, model i5379-5893GRY-PUS. I am trying to install Ubuntu. I did try a lot of configurations, but none was ...
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Reserved blocks percentage does not keep

I have used this to set reserved blocks to 1%, but it always reverts back to 5%. sudo tune2fs -m 1 /dev/sda1 Can I stop that from occurring ?
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Separate /var partition is full due to apt archives and snaps

For my last Ubuntu 18.04 installation I used different partitions for /home, /var, /root etc. I made each partition greater than recommended on the Ubuntu site. Everything is fine except for the /var ...
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16.04 LTS not letting me update, says “Not enough free disk space” (Updated 6/18/2018)

I switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu Unity 16.04 LTS on January 1st 2018 (I had to completely erase my Windows OS in order to get Linux on, there wasn't a dual-boot option) Whenever I log in it shows ...
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Disk partition has imperfect fraction. Is there something I've messed up?

Please note the partition fraction in the line of 104GB Volume. It shows 190.1 GB / 104 GB Available. The partition on which Ubuntu seems to be installed is the C drive of Windows 10. I had only ...
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Error while updating Ubuntu server : no space left on device

I just installed Ubuntu server 16.04 on VMware esxi. while updating Ubuntu server, it shows an error No space left on device. More details in the following screenshot: Can anyone please help me?...
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How can I tell if /boot has free space? [duplicate]

gksudo for Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer doesn't show /boot. I recently removed several old kernels. How can I verify that I've freed up space in /boot? Backstory — I started spring cleaning because ...