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WesternSlope
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Running out of disk space

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All of a sudden I'm running out of disk space.
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billy@billy-HP:~$ inxi -Fxz

System:
  Host: billy-HP Kernel: 4.15.0-50-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc 
  v: 7.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.0.10 Distro: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa 
  base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Pavilion Laptop 15-cd0xx v: N/A 
  serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: HP model: 8355 v: 38.34 serial: <filter> UEFI: AMI v: F.26 
  date: 07/25/2018 
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 39.2 Wh condition: 39.2/39.2 Wh (100%) 
  model: HP Primary status: Full 
CPU:
  Topology: Dual Core model: AMD A6-9220 RADEON R4 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G 
  bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Excavator L2 cache: 1024 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm 
  bogomips: 9980 
  Speed: 1890 MHz min/max: 1300/2500 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2073 2: 2073 
Graphics:
  Device-1: AMD Stoney [Radeon R2/R3/R4/R5 Graphics] vendor: Hewlett-Packard 
  driver: amdgpu v: kernel bus ID: 00:01.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: amdgpu,ati 
  unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,radeon,vesa resolution: 1366x768~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: AMD STONEY (DRM 3.23.0 4.15.0-50-generic LLVM 7.0.0) 
  v: 4.5 Mesa 18.2.8 direct render: Yes 
Audio:
  Device-1: AMD vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
  bus ID: 00:01.1 
  Device-2: AMD Family 15h Audio vendor: Hewlett-Packard 
  driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:09.2 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-50-generic 
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet 
  vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: e000 
  bus ID: 03:00.0 
  IF: eno1 state: down mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: Intel Wireless 7265 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: e000 
  bus ID: 04:00.0 
  IF: wlo1 state: up mac: <filter> 
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 91.32 GiB (9.8%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Toshiba model: MQ01ABD100 size: 931.51 GiB 
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 97.44 GiB used: 91.24 GiB (93.6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6 
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 59.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 53 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:
  Processes: 226 Uptime: 3h 57m Memory: 3.80 GiB used: 3.45 GiB (90.9%) 
  Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.4.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.19 
  inxi: 3.0.27 
billy@billy-HP:~$ 
billy@billy-HP:~$ 
Are there any pointers out there to take care of it? Only 9.8% of the drive used and running very slow.
Thanks

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Re: Running out of disk space

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Your issue is that you have very little space left on your root (/) partition - sda6.
As it appears to be a fairly large partition for root (97.44 GiB) then it suggest, to me, that probably Timeshift is to blame.

Delete your old Timeshift saves from your root partition & re-organise Timeshift so that it saves somewhere else but on sda6.
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Re: Running out of disk space

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You may free up some space by emptying the trash.

Remove old .deb files:

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sudo apt-get clean
Remove extra kernels.
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?

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Re: Running out of disk space

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Come to find out, I must have set two different installs to the same drive. Call me whatever you want because I have. Man... Where was I that day? :shock: I have no idea why this happened but how do I see where the first is installed and get rid of it? A terminal command to find it then? The reason I say this is looking at the grub, I see Ubuntu the Windows boot manager Then Mint 19.
Feeling dumb...
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Re: Running out of disk space

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Your easiest bet might be to save any personal data you have & then re-install Mint after re-formatting your drive.
Just use the default values offered in the install & then add back in any personal data when up & running again.
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Re: Running out of disk space

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The only problem there is, it's supposed to be a dual boot but in this case a triple boot.

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Re: Running out of disk space

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Please open a terminal and post the results of the following commands:

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blkid

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lsblk
This will help us determine what's on your drive.
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Re: Running out of disk space

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Thanks, Larry. I deleted the extra partition with Gparted. It was bad install from last year. I reboot and all came up right.

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Re: Running out of disk space

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Glad you got the problem resolved.
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