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Questions tagged [disk-space]

The amount of computer storage space on devices, such as hard drive, floppy or USB flash drive.

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Allocating more space from disk 0 to disk 1

I just bought a lenovo legion Y520 laptop with preinstalled windows. It has 125 Gb SSD and 2 Tb HDD. The OS was installed on Disk1 (119.23 GB). I haven't dealt with having two disks before, but I ...
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How can I change disk size to be exactly n Bytes in MacOS Disk Utility?

I want to resize a partition (1) to be exactly 63,679,283,200 bytes, because I want it to be equal the size of my 64GB external drive partition (2). The reason is that I want them to be in a Raid and ...
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Cannot find this location in REGEDIT: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

I'm getting a really annoying low disk spam from windows for an OEM partition. Was searching how to turn this off and found this this article. It directs me to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ ...
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Ubuntu detects half of external disk

I have a Virtual Machine that has 3 disks. The third one is 150Go size, I get this with sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdc: /dev/sdc1 2048 314572799 157285376 83 Linux However, df command ...
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Unaccounted for space on SSD

I have a fairly new install of Windows 7SP1 and applications that hadn't changed much on a 500Gb (ok, 465Gb) SSD. All told, these used about 270Gb. The disk is a Samsung 850 EVO SSD, 500Gb purchased ...
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Laptop internal hard disk not found error

My Dell Vostro 2520 64-bit laptop. Shows the following error on power on. Internal hard disk drive not found To resolve this issue, try reseat the drive No bootable devices -- strike F1 ...
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Expanding my disk size in VMware doesn't have any effect

I'm running Kali Linux on VMware Workstation 14 for pentesting purposes. I installed Kali with 30 GB and now I'm running low on space. I did a disk expansion to 70 GB in VMware's settings, however I ...
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Large .xsession-errors file, PulseAudio

On Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS), x64, I am facing the following problem: .xsession-errors, in home folder is growing very fast, reaching sizes of tens of GB. I just forcibly truncated the file (echo "" > ....
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Increase root disk space

New to Linux, I want to increase the size of disk space in fedora-root and it appears that theres ~16GB of available space in other filesystems. Is this a correct assessment? Below I provide the ...
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Sum of files (including hidden) takes 92 gb, but Windows 10 says 303 gb are used

I know this questions has been asked a thousand times already and in a thousand different websites. But I haven never seen such great discrepancy (in % and in absolute values). 200 gb is a lot. And is ...
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Moving “MyDocuments” to D drive, did not free up space. Why is that?

Somewhat related to my previous question. So I ran out of space on my primary C drive (I'm using Windows 7), and choose to move all of "my documets" folder locatoin to d:\ drive, thought it would be ...
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Thunderbird: show space usage by sender

Is it possible to obtain a (disk) space usage view, like in WinDirStat in Windows or baobab in Linux, for my emails? Specifically, split by sender? If not, is it maybe possible to get a simple ...
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Do empty folders take up space?

Folders have metadata such as name, date modified, permissions, etc. Is it possible to fill up a whole drive with only empty folders?
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6tb hard drive only showing 1.49tb of unallocated space

I'm not sure if this is a bios thing or what, It dosn't matter if the drive is using MBR or GPT. It always gives me only 1.49tb of unallocated space while in my system. For some reason if I hook up ...
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CENT OS 7 on Google Cloud sda1 is full of nothing?

I am on Google Cloud Linux CENTOS 7 Guest. I'm running out of disk! How is this possible? I don't use 25% what they say I do? (it looks about ~10Gb) # du --max-depth=1 --human-readable / | sort --...

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