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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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ubuntu 18.04 - root filesystem full

my root filesystem is full. how can i fix the problem? i allocated 15G to root which i understand should be sufficient, i wonder if i have configured the partitions correctly. there might be a ...
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I need help to log process details for every 5 minutes for each disk or media vise. can some one help?

Basically I need to have a logging enabled for disk wise information of processes which are utilizing that perticular disk at given point in time. and I want that log at single place. can some one ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 filesystem filling up

My filesystem is filling up and i have no idea of what. I logged into the system and / was 100% full. After a restart space usage was down to normal again. After about half a day / is at 80% again. ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on brand new HP laptop (problem:disk space)

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 from USB stick on HP Win10 i5-8250U with 8gb Ram and 1 TB hard disk. It has 800gb of free space but I am getting several problems stated below: 1] Not getting an ...
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How do I deal with a “Filesystem root” disk space notification?

When playing around with both Winetricks and Wine for the first time ever, I started getting this "Filesystem root" disk space warning. How do I deal with it?
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zerofree on ubuntu 18.04

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 for development on VM VirtualBox on windows 10 pro host I've compacted the virtual hard drive previously by following the steps from here: https://www.howtogeek.com/312883/how-...
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Partition not reflecting correct size after growing disk space on EC2

I have an EC2 hosted at Amazon Web Services. Initially my mounted volume was 8 GB and then I increased it to 16 GB. I went SSH'd into my Ubuntu Server and increased the partition size from 8 GB to 16 ...
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Help figuring out what's taking up disk space

I've tried a number of different ways of tracking down what's using the space on my SSD drive. I apologize in advance as I don't totally understand Linux and filesystems. I have three drives. The SSD ...
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Understanding free space / volumes on Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu. I am running 18.04 in a VM on ESXi 6.5, where I am running Docker containers. One of the apps I am running in docker is causing me some issues, one of which could be related to ...
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Free space in my laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled

I just bought Dell XPS 13 model with 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD and Ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled. When I click on Properties, it shows 425gb free space. May I know why? Results of sudo parted -l : Number ...
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Are there any Ubuntu directories besides /home that can be put on a second disk?

I'm a new Ubuntu user moving from Windows 10. My OptiPlex 9010 BIOS doesn't see a new 250GB NVMe - on a PCIe card - at boot. I assume that's because the drivers first need to be loaded by the OS since ...
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inotify_add_watch — failed: “No space left on device”

I am facing a problem about "no space left on device" as shown in the Figure below. I am relatively a newbie and don't know much about linux. I am using Ubuntu 18.04. Checking out various blogs ...
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Is it possible to create separated unencrypted ext4 filesystem?

So, I'm thinking about my possibilities considering Dropbox is not supported on the encrypted ext4 filesystems anymore. My first thought was, that I could create a new, unencrypted disk partition ...
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Can't continue Ubuntu installation due to disk space

I have about 44 GB disk space, and I need only 8.6 GB disk space to continue Ubuntu installation. What's the issue.
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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...