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Hey guys I installed Kubuntu in My Acer laptop Aspire 5315, And everything seems to work ok Just that that i can't play cds or dvds. First thingss first everytime ...
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    Running Low on Disk Space


    Hey guys I installed Kubuntu in My Acer laptop Aspire 5315, And everything seems to work ok Just that that i can't play cds or dvds. First thingss first everytime I log in I get a message that says I m running low in disk memory and if I wants to run File mangaer to save some space How I do or how do I give Kubunto More space in my computer?

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    Are you dual-booting? It sounds like you have a pretty small partition for linux.
    harold@harold-desktop: [code]cd /var/log[code]
    harold@harold-desktop:/var/log$[code] ls[code]

    acpid.2.gz debug.2.gz fsck scrollkeeper.log.1
    acpid.3.gz debug.3.gz gdm scrollkeeper.log.2
    acpid.4.gz dist-upgrade installer syslog
    apparmor dmesg kern.log syslog.0
    apt dmesg.0 kern.log.0 syslog.1.gz
    aptitude dmesg.1.gz kern.log.1.gz syslog.2.gz
    aptitude.1.gz dmesg.2.gz kern.log.2.gz syslog.3.gz
    auth.log dmesg.3.gz kern.log.3.gz syslog.4.gz
    auth.log.0 dmesg.4.gz lastlog syslog.5.gz
    auth.log.1.gz dpkg.log lpr.log syslog.6.gz
    auth.log.2.gz dpkg.log.1 mail.err udev
    auth.log.3.gz dpkg.log.10.gz mail.info unattended-upgrades
    boot dpkg.log.11.gz mail.log user.log
    bootstrap.log dpkg.log.12.gz mail.warn user.log.0
    btmp dpkg.log.2.gz messages user.log.1.gz
    btmp.1 dpkg.log.3.gz messages.0 user.log.2.gz
    cups dpkg.log.4.gz messages.1.gz user.log.3.gz
    daemon.log dpkg.log.5.gz messages.2.gz wtmp
    daemon.log.0 dpkg.log.6.gz messages.3.gz wtmp.1
    daemon.log.1.gz dpkg.log.7.gz news wvdialconf.log
    daemon.log.2.gz dpkg.log.8.gz ntpstats Xorg.0.log
    daemon.log.3.gz dpkg.log.9.gz pm-suspend.log Xorg.0.log.old
    debug exim4 pycentral.log

    All of the *gz files can be deleted( I would keep *.1.gz just in case) to make more room.
    These are logs that come in as valuable ways to keep track of things that happened in the past on your system, but if you have several, as I do, and few issues have been happening, you can safely delete them to make room.
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    Hi, as Hal said do you have sufficient place for Kubuntu in the first place? Read Kubuntu's minimum hardware requirements. Whats the output of
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    fdisk -l
    If thats not the problem, clear the packages cache. Move your personal data, mostly movies and audio to a seperate partition than the root partition. Whats the output of
    Code:
    top
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    Execute this
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    sudo apt-get clean all
    It will remove cache of apt-get and free up a lot of space.
    Post the output of df -h command here.
    Code:
    df -h
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    Thanks!!

    I will try doing that but what if I need to give kubunto more space? how do I do that or it can't get done anymore?

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    We have to check how much space you have allocated to Kubuntu. Its really easy to resize partitions.
    Post the output of this
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    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo fdisk -l
    df -h
    * Its small L in fdisk -l.
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