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asked 2016-07-17 23:40:05 -0500

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I have problem in var directory, while installed i gave 10GB to var folder. But system throw, var directory not have enough space, But var directory content have only 766.5 MB and Free space have only 937.6 MB. I don't know where all other space. go to var directory proprieties, this show only766.5 MB content . what is the problem and how to recover free space.

var directory spce given: df -h

/dev/mapper/fedora_raj-var   9.8G  8.4G  895M  91% /var

var propertices details :

    Name : var
    Type:    Folder (inode/directory)
   Contents: 36,312 items, totalling 766.5 MB (some contents unreadable)
   Location:  /
  Free space: 937.6 MB
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Use du -h /var to see which folder has the data

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-07-18 10:29:12 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-07-26 07:53:27 -0500

Hello @aeperezt I solved this problem , Before I installed Qmenu/KVM to my machine, it takes 8GB to disk space from /var, but qmenu/kvm disk space hidden form /var while search /var directory space. so, I found qmenu/vkm disk space and delete it. Now show right var directory space. Thanks.

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