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i noticed on my desklets that about every hour or two i lost 1gb of memory on my hdd. i just restarted my computer because it was running very poorly ...
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    out of diskspace {solved}


    i noticed on my desklets that about every hour or two i lost 1gb of memory on my hdd. i just restarted my computer because it was running very poorly and once i tried logging it it said it could complete the login because i was out of disk space. i know i didnt have 80gbs worth of stuff on my computer...so what do i do?

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    ::bump!::

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    Is there anything big in /tmp ?

    At least you can start in console mode (recovery mode)...
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    i deleted all the big stuff in tmp and im switching to xfce because its lighter than gnome

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    out of eeryone here no one knows what to do?

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    /var/tmp can also get quite full on gentoo boxes, especially if you've quit an emerge in the middle, or it crashed before it was complete.
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    didnt work but ill post back with the exact error message.

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    This link might be of interest to you.
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    thanks that worked

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    also I deleted all the unnessesary movies I had and that freed up about 5gbs.

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