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Re: [trinity-users] my vanishing root partition

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:01:50 -0700

On Monday 19 March 2018 19:48:46 Kate Draven wrote:
> > On Monday 19 March 2018 13:55:28 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> > > Am Montag, 19. März 2018 schrieb William Morder:
> > > > On Monday 19 March 2018 13:06:55 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> > > > > Am Montag, 19. März 2018 schrieb William Morder:
> > > > > > [...]
> > > > > > About a month ago, I had something like 2.2 gb free in my /
> > > > > > (sda1) partition; then it went down to 1.5, then to 1 gb, then to
> > > > > > 800 mb, 600, 400, 200, and now I am at about 165 mb, and
> > > > > > sometimes it goes down to 0. In all this time, I haven't
> > > > > > installed anything new, or done anything different.
> > > > >
> > > > > I would suggest you make a clean installation.
> > > > >
> > > > > nik
> > > >
> > > > And I do intend to reinstall, and make the change to Devuan. But I
> > > > did a reinstallation before when I had this same problem, and it
> > > > keeps coming back. So I would like to resolve this issue before I
> > > > move on to a Devuan installation.
> > >
> > > The last guy I had seen with a simillar problem of "vanishing free
> > > space" was a human rights activist. He got a "lawful" trojan that took
>
> screenshots
>
> > > about every second and stored them in a "hidden" folder.
> > >
> > > Nik
> >
> > Yeah, I've been worried about something like that for years now. That's
> > why
>
> I
>
> > moved to SF from the Midwest. I've been working on a project that it
> > seems certain people "out there" don't like. And also among my friends I
> > keep too many friends of dark complexion, foreign origin, or the wrong
> > religion.
> >
> > These days, one can't be "too paranoid"; and I expect the Thought Police
> > to kick in my door at any moment. If that happens, it just proves that
> > they are more paranoid than I am. I mostly read ancient literature, and
> > spend my life deep in the past.
> >
> > Oh well, you can't please everybody!
> >
> > Bill
> >
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Try clearing all tmp directories, as well as FF/SM and other browser
> caches. Anything temporary, dump it. Then go to tdecontrol and set it to
> clear tmp. Do the same for root, if you use it alot.
>
> Kate
>
I do clear my browser caches, but I ought to set tdecontrol for clearing my 
tmp folder. 

Bill

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