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WiggleMaster5
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Disk cleanup / space management

Post by WiggleMaster5 »

Hello,

I'm using dietpi basically as an appliance for PiHole - a basic VM somewhere. Very simple.
I ran a dietpi-update, but I'm curioous if there's any maintenance cleanup of files I should be doing?

I only know a little linux but I know of apt cleanup or clean? autoclean - that kind of thing.

Do I need to do any of that on this system or no?
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Joulinar
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Re: Disk cleanup / space management

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Hi.

Many thanks for your report. There is no need to do anything in addition if your system is running fine.
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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WarHawk
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Re: Disk cleanup / space management

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One way to ensure your filesystem isn't filling up

Go to the root folder and do a df -h and it will list what is being used and how much is free

Linux doesn't need a "cleanup" like window$ as it doesn't create massive amounts of bloat...now log files can get rather large but should autoclean themselves
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