A friend of mine has a Samsung Galaxy S2 with 16 GB of internal memory and a 8 GB SD card. I have installed Cyanogen Mode 10.1.3 (Android 4.2.2) a while ago with the Google Mobile Services.

It seems that the internal memory is fragmented into two parts:

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I scrolled down here:

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I do not see how this adds up to him having to more free memory to install new apps. How can this be fixed?

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    One of our most frequent questions. May I suggest you first check with our insufficient-memory tag-wiki for first-aid, and then return here either answering your (solved) question – or edit it with some details of what you've found out, tried, and where you're stuck? Thanks! – Izzy Aug 19 '14 at 16:47
  • The issue seemed to be the accumulation of log files in /data/log. I deleted them all and it seems to work again. Thanks for having this helpful tag wiki! – Martin Ueding Aug 20 '14 at 17:06
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    You're welcome! Thanks (+1) for placing the solution along in an answer :) – Izzy Aug 20 '14 at 17:52

There were around 1300 files with 1 MB file size each in /data/log. I have deleted them using root access and a file manager. Now the apps can be installed again.

  • I can't see any /data/log nor /data/app-lib folders, and I also have around 2GB of free space in the internal storage. What can I do? InsuFixer is saying that there are no bad folders. I've tried everything, I'm one step from resetting everything and reinstalling CM11 – Jonathan Perry Aug 24 '14 at 5:19
  • @JonathanPerry Did you use root access to look for these folders? – Martin Ueding Aug 29 '14 at 18:12
  • Indeed I had root access, but in the end I just factory reset my phone and reinstalled CyanogenMod. Everything is working fine now – Jonathan Perry Aug 31 '14 at 7:20

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