/ almost out of space just after installation
perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Oct 7 18:25:09 UTC 2009
On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 11:28:00PM -0700, Chris Stankevitz wrote:
> Q2: Will I be able to install GNOME, Firefox, download 30 MB of files,
> and place them on my GNOME dekstop? (I believe the desktop is located
> at /home/cstankevitz/.desktop aka on the root partition where there is
> only 26M of free space)
Are you sure your home directory is at /home?
What's the result of `ls -l /home`? If it looks something like this:
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 8 Sep 7 09:55 /home -> usr/home
. . . everything should be fine. FreeBSD places the home directory in
/usr by default, so instead of /home it's /usr/home, and creates a
symlink from /home to /usr/home for the sake of convenience. Are you
sure that isn't what happened?
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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