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I have a 16 GB SD card, but apparently I am already out of space! I ran ncdu / and apparently I am only using 2.5 GB. How is this possible? There is no way that the OS (Raspbian) is taking up the remaining 13.5 gigs.

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    You can't have expanded the filesysystem to use the full card. What does df -h report? – joan Sep 20 '14 at 16:29
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It sounds like you have not expanded the install to fill the entire SD card capacity, running raspi-config and choosing the "Expand Filesystem" option should do the trick.

  • Yes this works. Had a 16gb newly created raspbian card and only had 8% disk space left before expanding the filesystem. – Guus Nov 16 '15 at 14:49

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