How-to Easily Clean Up Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Linux Easy Visual-Guide

March 27th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Free Up Space on Ubuntu




The Tutorial Step-by-Step How-to Find and Clean Up Manually from Garbage Your Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander i386/amd64 Desktop/Server.

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 ;)

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Garbage Collection - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Shell :)

  2. Installing NCurses Disk Usage Tool

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

    ncdu /

    You can also specify another Target Directory instead of root, but best to disconnect unworthy Disks before Collection…

    Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Garbage Collection - Running ncdu

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  5. After Navigate 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 13.10 Saucy Garbage Collection - ncdu Results

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  7. Instructions on Cleaning Up Space

    • Be Sure that the Target is trully Garbage.
    • Triple-Check your Command before Execution!
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  9. Deleting the Garbage

    For Directories:

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

    For Files:

    rm /[path/2]/myGarbageFile

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