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Re: disk usage utility

On Wed, 2014-06-25 at 12:42 -0600, ChadDavis wrote:
> I have a single partition mounted at '/'.  When I run the disk usage
> utility, it shows That I have 66 GB remaining.  Which is correct.  But when
> I "scan home" it shows my home folder as 100% full.
> Why would my home folder be full, when my there is just one huge partition
> and it has plenty of empty space remaining?

File systems like ext4 with default formatting options tend to have 5%
(or something like that) disk space reserved for root, so perhaps there
is only that reserved space left remaining and "scan home" (whatever
that is) is being clever and taking that into account?


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