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Old 10-27-2005, 02:57 PM   #1
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How much disk space do I have free?

I am running Fedora Core 4.

I have a 160 GB drive which Fedora partitioned for me when I installed.

How do I find out how much space I have used / how much space is free?

Old 10-27-2005, 03:11 PM   #2
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look for System Monitor in the gnome menu
Old 10-27-2005, 04:24 PM   #3
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If you don't mind opening up a Terminal window, do so and type in the command:

Old 10-27-2005, 04:30 PM   #4
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Originally posted by IsaacKuo
If you don't mind opening up a Terminal window, do so and type in the command:

df -h
for a more readable output
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If you want to know how much space a particular folder (and its subfolders) is taking up, type "du -s" from that folder.
Old 10-27-2005, 07:22 PM   #6
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There's that old debate: which utility gives the more accurate information: df or du? I use both. One is for 'disk free' and the other for 'disk used'. User preference, I'd guess.


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