How-to Free Up Disk Space Easily on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Easy Visual-Guide

September 24th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Clean Up Disk with Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela

The Linux Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How-to Find and Clean Up Manually from Garbage Your Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela i386/amd64 Desktop/Server GNU/Linux.

The Process Make Use of an Amazing Command Line Tool for Unix-like Systems: NCurses Disk Usage.

After Execution this Tool will Show Up a Directory List Ordered by Disk Usage Size that will Make your Garbage Collection a Summer Breeze ;)

Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Garbage Collection - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal emulator Shell session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
  2. Installing NCurses Disk Usage Tool

    sudo apt-get install ncdu
  3. NCurses Disk Usage Collection

    ncdu /

    Best to disconnect the unworthy Disks before Collection…
    You can also specify another Target start Directory like for instance the “home” directory.

    Ubuntu 17.2 Rafaela Garbage Collection - Running ncdu

  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Mint
    SetUp Chrome on Linux Mint.

  5. After Navigate/Drill into Directories to Find Trashes

    • Move Up-Down by Arrow Key
    • Drill Up-Down by Enter Key (To Drill Up select the Top “../” Choice)

    Take Note of the Garbages Directories Locations…

    Ubuntu 17.2 Rafaela Garbage Collection - ncdu Results

  6. How-to Install Evernote Clone on Linux Mint:
    SetUp Evernote on Linux Mint.

  7. Instructions on Cleaning Up Space

    • Be Sure that the Target is trully Garbage.
    • Triple-Check your Command before Execution! (You’ll not be able to Revert the command.)
  8. How-to Try the VMware Workstation 12 on Linux Mint:
    VMware-Workstation 12 Pro for Linux Mint.

  9. Deleting the Garbage

    For Directories:

    sudo rm -rf [/path/2]/myGarbageDir/

    For Files:

    sudo rm [/path/2]/myGarbageFile
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