donahue.trevor at gmail
Feb 28, 2012, 4:50 AM
Post #6 of 39
wow that was fast!!!!
thanks a lot guys!
done some research, turns out in home there is a .cache and the folder
chromium there takes nearly 600mb, cleared chromium browsing / download
history, cleared the cache. that freed it.
Nikos Chantziaras, thanks, will test it tonight
YoYo Siska, thanks for the good idea, put -doc in make.conf and "nodoc" in
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 12:24 PM, YoYo Siska <yoyo [at] gl> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 11:37:44AM +0000, trevor donahue wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I'm experiencing a major problem right now. I've been using gentoo for
> > several months now and I simply lllooove it!
> > So here's the thing. When I use gentoo for a long time, even without
> > updating the current pack of installed software (emerge -uD world), I am
> > left without disk space... In situations like this I start deleting
> > /var/tmp/*, /tmp/*, /usr/portage/distfiles/*, maybe do even a
> > revdep-rebuild to fix something, but even then I'm left with no more then
> > 100 mb, which obviously is not enough ...
> > So this time I googled a bit and I deleted all the /usr/share/doc/ and
> > left me with 2.5 gb of space (wow).
> My usual suspect for disk space in /usr/share/doc is kdelibs, with the
> doc use flag turned on it installs the whole kde api documentation,
> which takes a lot of space ... so I either set -doc for
> kde-base/kdelibs, or just set -doc globally and just enable it for
> things i now I might need... (note that that won't remove all of the
> /usr/share/doc dirs / files, but removes most of the large ones...)
> > So the questions are ... in cases like this, what should be done? what is
> > storing this much space? logs?