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Ubuntu out of space

  • Posted January 7, 2014

I recently received a message that I am out of space in ubuntu. I checked and It says I have used all 20 gigs. I have not used but maybe 30 megs. Any ideas?

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Hello, all

You can examine the disk space usage and delete any data which is not crucial to your application or website. What is the output of the following command:

  1. df -h

Also, I could suggest following the steps from this answer here on how to find the folders that are using the most disk space:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/28-no-space-left-on-device-error

The other option will be to resize the droplet. You can check this article on how to resize your droplet:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/resize/

Regards, Alex

Figured it out. unicorn.log was over 17.5 gigs. How in the world does that even happen?

I saw it when I tried adding code to the server. Then i checked with the df -h and it said 100% was used.

Hmm. <br><blockquote>I recently received a message that I am out of space in ubuntu.</blockquote> <br>Where did you see that message?

Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on <br>/dev/vda 1.3M 144K 1.2M 12% / <br> <br>

Odd. You might be running out of inodes, what’s the output of <pre>df -hi</pre>?

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on <br>/dev/vda 20G 20G 0 100% / <br> <br> <br>Here is an imagine of the same from a couple weeks ago. I have added very little code to it. My whole app is tiny. <br> <br>Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on <br>/dev/vda 20G 3.1G 16G 17% / <br>udev 243M 4.0K 243M 1% /dev <br>tmpfs 99M 224K 99M 1% /run <br>none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock <br>none 246M 0 246M 0% /run/shm <br>none 100M 0 100M 0% /run/user <br> <br> <br>

What’s the output of <pre>df -h</pre>?