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

September 24, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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 truly 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 Pro 12 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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