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Re: Upgrade Problem




On Fri 04 Jan 2019 at 16:52:45 (+0000), Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
> On sex, 04 jan 2019, steve wrote:
> > > where useful in that they convinced me that reinstalling the
> > > OS is the simplest remedy for the problems.
> > 
> > You're welcome. But this last sentence is pretty sad because normally,
> > issues like yours do not require windows-style operation. For your info,
> > I have not reinstalled my Debian system for the last 15 years.
> > Reinstalling is a solution but what if in ten days the same issue arises
> > again? You'll ask the same questions and won't have learned much…
> > 
> > One of the power of GNU/Linux is that you can learn and fix problems.
> 
> I agree.
> 
> And in this case, the problem is easy to solve:
>   rm /path/to/some/large/files/*

Wrong again. The free space on /home is sufficient to hold 10 copies
of the entire / filesystem. And you presuppose that these large files
exist, for which the OP has currently shown no evidence.

Cheers,
David.