MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) running High Sierra 10.13.6:

I'm trying to make space on my mac, and I found out that my download folder is 30GB heavy but there is nothing in it... What can I do?

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    In Terminal, what's the output of: du -ch ~/Downloads – user3439894 Sep 9 '18 at 15:06
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    Is your Download folder a link to another folder on a different drive perhaps? – jmh Sep 9 '18 at 17:24
  • You may also try ls -a ~/Downloads in the terminal to list all files - trying to make sure there aren't any hidden files in there – Ambidextrous Sep 9 '18 at 20:15
  • Have you emptied the Trash? – DavidSupportsMonica Sep 10 '18 at 0:58

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