How to Easily Free Up Disk Space on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Linux Easy Visual-Guide

September 19, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

How to Clean Up Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux

The Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How to Find and Clean Up Manually from Garbage Your Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS 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 ;)

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  1. Open a Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop

    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Garbage Collection - 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 14.04 Trusty Garbage Collection - Running ncdu

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  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 14.04 Trusty Garbage Collection - ncdu Results

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  7. Instructions on Cleaning Up Space.

    • Be Sure that the Target is truly Garbage.
    • Triple-Check your Command before Execution! (You’ll not be able to Revert the command.)
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  9. Deleting the Garbage.

    For Directories:

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

    For Files:

    sudo rm /[path/2]/myGarbageFile

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