Resolved: See "However" at the end of the question for details. I've managed to hose my login to a Unix box. I don't have an easy way of contacting the administrator, so I'd like to resolve it myself ...
I am on the university machine trying to estimate the disk usage I have on my space I do du -csh ./ from the begining of my account, but an error is given that ./Yesterday/Yesterday is not a ...
I've read in so many websites that, in Linux, symbolic links (soft links, symlinks) are just like pointers that reference another file, which may be located anywhere (like Windows shortcuts). However, ...
On my Amazing 2GB EeePC Surf, I have no more space left! This is quite normal, and it happens every now and then. Just delete a few large, unneeded files and everything should be good, right? So I ...
I'm new to LVM and have been very confused by this: I am transfering a large file to a partition that I thought had about 1.5 terabytes of space on it. Near the end of the transfer, rsync exits with ...
When administering Linux systems I often find myself struggling to track down the culprit after a partition goes full. I normally use du / | sort -nr but on a large filesystem this takes a long time ...