No Space Left on Device Digital Oceans

March 15, 2018 3.4k views
DigitalOcean Ubuntu 16.04


Cannot find what is filling up disk space /dev/vda1 is 100% full

console over:
df -i

/dev/vda1 1305600 1305600 0 100% /

how can i solve?

1 Answer

The first place I’d suggest looking is in /var/log Old log files that have grown huge are often the culprit. Another option that might help you find out what is using up space is ncdu. It will visualize where the space is being used, and you can drill down into each folder.

If you are able to free up some space, you can install it with:

sudo apt-get install ncdu

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