Running out of disk space on OSX

I just recently ran out of space on my relatively new OSX desktop machine, which came with over a 1TB.

Strange! I thought.

Downloaded the excellent (and free) OmniDiskSweeper and let it run.

https://www.omnigroup.com/more/

Well, that would explain it. Nearly 1 TB of core files in /cores.

Removed them and set the hard limit to prevent their creation.

http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/215410/os-x-el-capitan-cores-directory-taking-up-a-lot-of-space

And suddenly I have a very much happier machine 🙂

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