linux equivalent of 'disk cleanup'
dtimms at iinet.net.au
Mon Dec 18 08:07:38 UTC 2006
Kurt Wall wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 06:17:11PM -0600, Thomas Cameron wrote:
>> Yuandan Zhang wrote:
>>> what is the linux's equivalent of disk cleanup?
>> There is not one, not really. You just need to periodically clear out
>> /tmp, /var/tmp and any other temp spaces you define. Note that
>> tmpwatch(8) runs daily so it should clear a lot of that old cruft out.
> True, but the the shipping configuration only clears out files that
> havent' been accessed in the last 720 hours, that is, 30 days. If this
> doesn't suit the OP's needs, modify /etc/cron.daily/tmpwatch.
I've given fslint a try. I think it was from extras. It took quite some
time to do a scan for duplicated files, but it has a number of other
modes/tabs eg to view installed packages etc.
I think you would have to be reasonably careful about what folders to
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