Understand why Server Disk Usage at 100%
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: March 18, 2011
Hi, I've got a server running Ubuntu Server 10.04 from a month more or less. It is used principally (at the moment only) as a file server.
Today I cannot connect using vnc (I recieved Connection Refused), I tried to connect via ssh and after I log I recieve this message:
Linux myserver 2.6.32-24-server #39-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jul 28 06:21:40 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS
Welcome to the Ubuntu Server!
System information as of Fri Mar 18 15:36:09 CET 2011
System load: 0.18 Processes: 154
Usage of /: 98.7% of 27.50GB Users logged in: 0
Memory usage: 16% IP address for lo: 127.0.0.1
Swap usage: 0% IP address for br0: 192.168.123.106
=> / is using 98.7% of 27.50GB
This is the result of df -h
File system Dim. Usati Disp. Uso% Montato su
/dev/md0 28G 28G 0 100% /
none 2,0G 244K
The volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space remaining. Need complete basic fix.
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: November 6, 2013
v.13.2 (I think)
1. How do I fix the subject error? I would appreciate complete, detailed, and basic instructions.
1.1 Under the Disk Usage Analyzer, my boot usage is 100% and the size is 236MB with Contents of 297 items.
1.1.1 The computer is a circa 2008 Lenovo ThinkPad 400 laptop with a 40 GB hard disk and 2GB of RAM.
1.2 I googled the problem and found solutions. The solutions indicated to enter some gobbledigoop into the Terminal; but it didn't say what the Terminal was or where to find it. So I googled the Terminal; and I found instructions to find it in The Dash; but it didn't say what the Dash was or where to find it. But I searched and found The Dash; and I opened it. But there is no Terminal in my Dash.
Now I think I've put more than enough effort into searching dead ends and incomplete responses. I'd appreciate it if someone could post, or direct me, to a complete and accurate set of instructions on what to do. The operative wor
where is info on free disk space stored (/proc?)
location: linuxquestions.com - date: January 2, 2005
I'd like to know where on a linux system, information about the amount of free disk space is stored. Ultimately I'd like to parse this for use in a program.
I know I can see this info by just typing df, but I'd now love to find out how that program finds out about the free disk space.
For a while, I thought this info might be stored in /proc/partitions:
Shell Scripting:: Check Free Disk Space
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: August 4, 2009
How would I create a condition in my script to check for free disk space?
if(FreeSpace > 1GB)
# Do something
Allocate disk space for users of multisite app
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: August 12, 2013
I am developing an app that will run as a multisite app on a linux cloud hosting service but i want each site to have a predefined limited amount of disk space it can consume just as in some SaaS software. The amount disk space can be adjusted up or down based on user's requirements. So for each site the user/owner cannot consume more than their allocated space per time.
In this setup also, a user may have a dedicated IP, ftp access. Makes me think the allocation should be done at hardware level but all sites share the same code base so I need them on same computer.
I do not know if this can be achieved by this approach but I am open to any suggestions.
Please ask for any clarifications.
It may also be obvious from my question that I am a Linux noob.
Thanks for any help, it will be more appreciated than you could imagine.
How to assign disk quota(disk space limited) to user and group.
location: linuxquestions.com - date: August 24, 2007
Hi, good morning, my question i have find out from linuxquestions.org ya have a similar questions same like my question,but i still cannot understand,so i post this question ok.
1. how to set the disk quota (harddisk space) for individul user and group?
2. how to set the access right for harddisk partition for individul user and group?
3. The default RHLE 3, is it not yet start while boot up, the disk quota control?
Thank you very much...
Ubuntu Low Disk Space /Boot on LAN
location: linuxquestions.com - date: November 1, 2013
Your assistance is appreciated.
* There are user computers that have no hard drive and boot on LAN an image of Ubuntu.
* All these computers can boot Ubuntu but now have the following message on startup:
! Low Disc Space
! The volume "share" has only
363.5 MB disc space remaining.
You can free up disk space by removing unused programs or files, or by moving files to another disk or partition.
* If Ignore is chosen, users can still use the interface of Ubuntu but are unable to load any programs.
* I lost remote access to the server.
* Directly connected to the server I try the following:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/trimserver-root 8.0G 7.2G 362M 96% /
varrun 2.0G 108K 2.0G 1% /var/run
varlock 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G 1% /var/lock
udev 2.0G 84K 2.0G 1% /dev
devshm 2.0G 0 2.0G 0% /dev/shm
/dev/md0 236M 101M 123M 46% /boot
/dev/mapper/trimserver-home 1016G 6.3G 959G 1% /home
/dev/mapper/trimserver-archive 60G 4
Wrong calculation of free disk space by kdiskfree
location: linuxquestions.com - date: February 8, 2006
i have been looking for a 3 GB disk space for some downloads and i used kdiskfee and it was totally impossible to find that i have used only 3% on my main storage drive
after using the ordinary method (Right click> properties on the mounted drive's folder) i got the accurate results but in a long time indeed (you may check the screenshot http://www.boomspeed.com/darkknight/win_d.jpg 180 kb
there was no change after using the update option of kdiskfree
and there is no need to tell you i want that simple program to calculate things right for me
Itunes disk space
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: May 18, 2012
My parents' XP computer has an 41GB drive.
Now diskspace is running out (i was kinda expecting this).
After some searching i determined the culprit (well, the worst one) is Itunes.
It uses 18+GB in My Music (!)
Some more searching reveals that it's used because itunes keeps a copy of every app ever installed on the phone of me,my sister, my mother and my dad.
(Note: As much as i hate apple, they DO make good phones with a lot of apps (that and the android UI just hates me, it never detects my finger)).
Now, i never hook my phone up to itunes, but my sister does and it would be a problem if it would try to erase her phone.
My question is: Can i safely delete those app-files w/o triggering itunes to erase the phones (it already wants to do that on mine, guess why i never hook it up)?
Please keep in mind that i hate itunes.
(I can build ubuntu based distro's in a snap by hand and do a lot of stuff complex on computers. But itunes just gives me a headacke when i try to do even the simple
interview question, Databases and disk space.
location: linuxquestions.com - date: June 22, 2011
HI my /var/database/ directory is filled..!
Is there any way to redirect some databases to another directory ...! help me out plz.this question is asked by my trainer..!
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