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    [ubuntu] Re: Recoll's display of Thunderbird emails

    I don't know, but it looks like the message is not being opened by TB. To me it seems as if a text editor is doing it instead.
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    [ubuntu] Recoll's display of Thunderbird emails

    I use Thunderbird ("TB") pop3 for emails, and Recoll for indexing my files including mbox files created by TB.

    When I do a search in Recoll and then choose to have the message opened from within...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I have found the cause. I had set up the timeshift backup program to use BTRFS. Unfortunately, it can only backup btrfs drives when it uses the system partition to save the snapshots. Without...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I have just deleted the EFI partition and successfully restarted Ubuntu. I have also removed the parition that contained the EFI partition so now that space is unallocated.

    The order of my HD is...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    sudo du -hs /etc /lib /lib32 /root /sbin /sys /usr /var
    22M /etc
    4.0K /lib
    4.0K /lib32
    700K /root
    4.0K /sbin
    0 /sys
    7.5G /usr
    5.9G /var
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    The check shows legacy mode. How far does this result permit me to remove the extended partition with the EFI sub partition in it? Assuming this is the green light to remove the extended partition,...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I am now unclear about the way forward. Perhaps the right path can be resolved with additional information:

    I am not running a dual machine. I do not have windows installed in it.

    I have...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    Thank you for your reply. Of the drives on the system, this is the one that should show the EFI partition using sudo parted -lparted -l. This seems to mean that the EFI is redundant and can be...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    Thank you for your response

    I have an EFI partition in the extended partition, but I do not remember why I made the EFI partition years ago, but I fear that if I deleted it, I might not be...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I noticed that the free diskspace dropped to 20mb after I restored a timeshift image of the root partition. My timeshift is set to use BTRFS.

    I may have found what is happening to my disk space,...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I have run the script given by agvantibo. Thank you.

    I have also followed by the guidance and link supplied by tea for one.

    A.

    sudo btrfs balance start -dusage=66 / &
    [1] 23867...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I am using Ubuntu gnome 20.04
    Bleachbit is a top rated cleanup utility.

    robins@robins-desktop:~$ df -t btrfs
    Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
    /dev/nvme0n1p1 ...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    As I have run out of ideas, do you have any other suggestions to find what is taking up so much room on my root disk?
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I have just run the following. It seems to imply that there is no fault with the btrfs root drive:


    sudo btrfs scrub start -Bd /mnt
    scrub device /dev/nvme0n1p1 (id 1) done
    Scrub started: ...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    In my case the archived and active journals take up 112.0M in the file system. This is not sufficient to cause the discrepancy.
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    As far as I can tell the log files are not bloated enough to cause problems with space:


    ls -lh /var/log
    total 5.7M
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 484 Jan 8 10:58...
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    Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I ran your code with -h added in:


    sudo du --max-depth=1 --total --one-file-system -h /
    22M /etc
    0 /media
    3.1G /var
    138M /boot
    0 /mnt
    585M /opt
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    20.04 Lack of space on Root

    I am getting a low space message for the root (/) and would like help to find what is filling up the partiton:

    According to pcmanf ,a file manager, the root has used 32.6gb and there is only 683...
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    20.04 Scanner error

    Since installing 20.04 I can not use the scanner that comes with my Brother MFC-J5330DW. The printer side works.

    LSUSB re the brother printer
    Bus 002 Device 005: ID 04f9:03d3 Brother...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Start up script to run an app is not working properly

    Thank you for you help and support. Before I close the query could you please address my comment in #5?



    or, how do I slow the passing of the error messages, or where do I look for a log with...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Start up script to run an app is not working properly

    I have it working by putting sudo in front of the startup command in software startup. However there are error messages coming up in what looks like the terminal, at the time the program is run by...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Start up script to run an app is not working properly

    Where should I look for the set up of that path?


    No.
    Please assume the first one is .com and they point to the same run_debian.sh
    It is root/root



    The entry is in the startup...
  23. [SOLVED] Start up script to run an app is not working properly

    Can you please tell me what is wrong with this approach in 20.04:
    a. When starting up an error message comes:
    Authentication required to run 'usr/bin/env' as SU
    As I have changed sudoers...
  24. Thread: Cisco IP phone

    by Robbyx
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    Re: Cisco IP phone

    I have not been able to understand how to use Wireshark to check why the directory of phone numbers and names is not being downloaded into the phone. I would very much appreciate some detailed...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Applications missing on search or show Applications

    I decided to reinstall and this caused the search, etc to come back in a working form. No need to comment further.
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