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In addition to my ZFS adventures I recently also installed Ubuntu 14.04 with btrfs as root. While the installation was straight forward and went fine I spotted that after some while my root FS was increasing and increasing without any real reason. Up to then I didnt realise that whenever I run an apt-get upgrade btrfs creates a snapshot. You can see those snapshots by using # btrfs subvolume list / ID 257 gen 8065 top level 5 path @ ID 258 gen 8062 top level 5 path @home ID 326 gen 6506 top level 5 path @apt-snapshot-2014-05-15_21:01:13 ID 327 gen 6507 top level 5 path @apt-snapshot-2014-05-15_21:01:13/@ ID 330 gen 6518 top level 5 path @apt-snapshot-2014-05-15_21:05:49 ID 331 gen 6519 top level 5 path @apt-snapshot-2014-05-15_21:05:49/@ ID 334 gen 7304 top level 5 path @apt-snapshot-2014-05-22_16:01:03 ID 335 gen 7317 top level 5 path @apt-snapshot-2014-05-22_16:08:00 ID 336 gen 7318 top level 5 path […]

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