There are occasions when you may want to free up some space on your (micro)-SD card. If it’s getting full, or you want to store large media files, or install a large application, you may find you run out of space.
There’s an awful lot of good stuff in the default Raspbian Jessie distro these days, but you may not be using all of it on all of your Pis. So, let’s have a look at which of the pre-installed packages take up a lot of space and could give us “an easy win” here.
If you don’t want a full desktop, there is Jessie Lite too (under a Gigabyte) but, if you want a leaner card with a desktop pre-installed removing, some large packages may be a better way to go.
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