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I deleted a 5gb video using rm video.mp4, but the space hasn't freed.
This was the situation: while encoding a video with FCP X, I ran out of space, I only had 50 MB free. Since in the trash I had some stuff that I wasn't sure that I could delete it yet, I took the terminal and I manually deleted a big video file with
The file is gone, but the main problem is that the disk is still full. What I can do to reclaim this space back?
It's normal that manually deleting a file will not free up space?