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I'll just empty the directory /tmp and wondering if there is any other location to clean up. Find More Posts by k3lt01 05-10-2014, 01:18 AM #11 everest40 Member Registered: Jul 2008 Distribution: Ubuntu $LATESTVERSION Posts: 168 Rep: Quote: Originally Posted by Peter T Last night lika How to explain extreme human dimorphism? can not find link ? check over here

Uninstalling the package stellarium does not uninstall the extra package. On the other hand, a good installer would tell you which extra applications are being installed (apt-get at the commandline does this, but the info is not displayed in the Ubuntu This is probably an old and very repeated theme. It is always important to backup but if you have a separate /home partition the danger of losing important information is lower because if you have a system crash that requires

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I see it in my directories. Why do the physical properties of an egg shell change when the egg shell is exposed to vinegar for a week? Shredding for Bleachbit is overwriting the file with blank data including the slack space at the end of the file. Originally Posted by wolfen69 I usually just do Code: sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get autoremove will do the trick.

Any time you go over 90% utilization, you start getting lots of fragmentation. Need to get 86.9 MB of archives. I could free up some space by the command you suggested. –user3215 Oct 11 '10 at 14:11 Were I can find UfW log files ? –Curious Apprentice May 8 If you use BleachBit properly then you should be fine but too many people don't read everything...Click to expand...

Originally Posted by hoangtu69 On windows, I use a program called CCleaner. Having a choice of kernels to boot up is, honestly, quite handy, especially if you notice something has gone awry while using the latest one. You can install BleachBit on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS straight from Ubuntu Software. p.s.

Unless you're in the throes of constant hardware woes there's little need to hoard kernels. Options can be set to “Shred” deleted files. Ubuntu Linux 9.10 Computer Janitor Disk Clean up tool video by Johnson Yip on April 3, 2010 in Computer, Computer Tutorials, Linux, Operating Systems, Software, software tutorial, System Utilities, Tech Tutorials, Adv Reply October 26th, 2011 #9 crjackson View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Ubuntu addict and loving it Join Date Jun 2007 Location Charlotte, NC, USA Beans

Skip to content Search for: Categories 17.04 Submit News Categories 1 News Apps How To Gaming Development Ubuntu Tablet Merch List Categories 2 Themes Ubuntu Phone Pro User Poll Hardware Reviews check my blog admin says: Jun 20, 2012 at 05:00 There is no available GUI interface that allows you to completely remove a package and all the other packages installed with it in one All rights reserved. Note that for defragmenting a device (such as HDD) you need root privilegs, but not for your own files.

Browse other questions tagged server or ask your own question. I want to keep my machine clean by deleting unused programs and/or files. So far, I'm like a two-year-old, with a new shinny toy.......... this content Originally Posted by wolfen69 I usually just do Code: sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get autoremove will do the trick. +1 It's really is the best way to clean up, without

I don't want to just remove the dir. I have a UBS stick always active for the backup and have backed the system up on it last night. Thanks! –DrKenobi Oct 12 '10 at 1:39 5 I removed all the linux image listed by dpkg --get-selections | grep linux-image which caused me a boot error - the ubuntu

Just type 'Baobab' into the launcher.

And maybe keep one or two old version, just in case... Equation system with two unknown variables Word for disproportionate punishment? It removes cache, Internet history, temporary files, cookies, and broken shortcuts.It handles cleaning of Adobe Reader, Bash, Beagle, Epiphany, Firefox, Flash, GIMP, Google Earth, Java, KDE, OpenOffice.org, Opera, RealPlayer, rpmbuild, Second see more linked questions… Related 24Not enough disk space '/' in AWS instance5Software to monitor disk space and send email on threshold2Disk Space Full0Disk image without wasting space0How can I increase

In most cases, all you have to do is go over the tasks in Computer Janitors list of files to delete and tasks to do. Most users don't bother to look at the file list when you click preview and that causes problems. sudo apt-get clean The apt clean command removes ALL packages kept in the apt cache, regardless of age or need. http://arnoldtechweb.com/disk-cleanup/disk-defrag-vs-disk-cleanup.html Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ

It is shorter and better expains the problem and solution. By removing folders and files you don't need you get more space. Congratulations, now your computer running Ubuntu has more free space on it. thanks Peter T View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries View LQ Wiki Contributions Find More Posts by Peter T View Blog 05-09-2014, 03:56 AM

Since none of those applications are orphaned (because you can always install them yourself without installing the Xubuntu desktop), the only way to clean them up is to remove them one up vote 125 down vote favorite 83 My Ubuntu cloud server has left only 900MB of disk space. Do the following for this: cd $HOME git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git cd e2fsprogs ./configure make With these commands, you download and compile e2fsprogs. (If you or the community has got a better http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=140920 Here's info on security for "everyday" users: Basic Ubuntu Security Guide, Desktop Edition https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BasicSecurity 1 members found this post helpful.

Install BleachBit from Ubuntu Software 5. Posts: 2,900 Rep: Quote: Originally Posted by Peter T p.s. If you're on a slow, capped or intermittent connection you may want to consider skipping this step. 2. Jim Laughlan, Jan 16, 2015 #3 ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer Joined: Aug 4, 2012 Messages: 1,872 Likes Received: 661 Jim Laughlan said: ↑ How so Ryan?Click to expand...

If the reason for wanting to contact someone is a question about Linux or a distribution of Linux you really should post the question as a thread and let everyone answer. As far as 'disk cleaning' goes, Code: sudo apt-get autoclean just deletes package files that were downloaded, and are now installed and no longer needed. Browse other questions tagged disk-usage ext4 ext3 proc df or ask your own question. Do you want to continue [Y/n]?

Sul says: Apr 7, 2012 at 11:23 aptitude works great for removing those extra dependencies.