4 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on Linux Published on March 21st, 2014 | Written by: Chris Hoffman

Linux systems aren’t as light on disk space as they could be. For example, the APT package manager keeps package files around even after you install them — a waste of space unless you plan on uninstalling and reinstalling them.

We’ve also covered freeing up disk space on Windows and freeing up disk space on a Mac. Many of the tips are similar — removing temporary files, analyzing your disk usage, and seeing which installed applications use the most space. Read more