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by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

Thanks GM10. Looks like you've freed up about 30gb for me!

What is the var folder and how does it get so full?
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ apt clean james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ sudo rm -r /var/tmp/flatpak-cache* /var/tmp/systemd-private* james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ ls -la /var/tmp total 8 drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 4096 Nov 26 09:45 . drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 4096 Nov 24 2017 .. james@james-H...
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

GM10 james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ sudo du /var/* -sht 100M [sudo] password for james: 3.4G /var/cache 4.6G /var/lib 24G /var/tmp james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ inxi -S System: Host: james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 Distro: Linux Min...
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

GM10

james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ inxi -S
System: Host: james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

I shall refrain from using Beachbit. I generally don't use anything I'm not familiar with.
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

GM10


james@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ sudo du /var/* -sht 100M
[sudo] password for james:
3.4G /var/cache
4.6G /var/lib
24G /var/tmp
by jamesofyorkshire
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: Running out of space

james2@james-HP-Pro-3420-AiO-PC ~ $ ll /var/tmp total 424 drwxrwxrwt 106 root root 4096 Nov 25 09:44 ./ drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 4096 Nov 24 2017 ../ drwxr-xr-x 3 ma ma 4096 Oct 29 10:13 flatpak-cache-0B0MRZ/ drwxr-xr-x 2 ma ma 4096 Sep 22 14:28 flatpak-cache-0HENPZ/ drwxr-xr-x 3 ma ma 4096 Oct 29 10...
by jamesofyorkshire
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running out of space
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Running out of space

Hi. I keep getting a message on start-up saying I'm running low on disc space. When I 'examine' it, there is a 'var' folder taking up a LOT of space.....like 50gb. Within that is a 'tmp' folder that I presume is a temp folder? And therefore I should be able to empty it.....but I can't find a way to ...
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't see 'OK' button on Update Manager screen.
Replies: 2
Views: 1584

Re: Can't see 'OK' button on Update Manager screen.

That worked. Thank you. Easy when you know how isn't it.....lol.
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't see 'OK' button on Update Manager screen.
Replies: 2
Views: 1584

Can't see 'OK' button on Update Manager screen.

I Installed lm18 32-bit on an Asus eee 900 PC with a 600 x 1024 display. The initial update manager window (where one is asked to choose an update policy) is chopped off at the bottom on this low resolution display, thus not allowing the policy selection to be registered (the "OK" button n...
by jamesofyorkshire
Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Error code when installing Chromium.
Replies: 6
Views: 852

Re: Error code when installing Chromium.

I put ' apt clean ' in the terminal and nothing happened.
by jamesofyorkshire
Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Error code when installing Chromium.
Replies: 6
Views: 852

Error code when installing Chromium.

Hi. I'm trying to install Chromium but I get this error code: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser chromium-browser-l10n [sudo] password for james: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done chromium-browser-l10n is already the newest version. chromium-...
by jamesofyorkshire
Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Error message when updating.
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Error message when updating.

Hi folks. I just updated Mint 17.3. Six packages were to be installed but on the last one I got this message: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libnss3_2%3a3.21-0ubuntu0.14.04.2_i386.deb: cannot copy extracted data for './usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libnss3.so' to '/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libnss3.so.dpkg-new': ...
by jamesofyorkshire
Mon Mar 07, 2016 6:22 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Newbie

Hi folks. Not that anyone is interested in who the hell I am but figured I'd post on here just to see if I could.....in case I need to! Years ago I got one of the original Eee PC 700 machines that came with Linux - my first experience with Linux. I found it very difficult. It was way to technical fo...

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