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Old 09-07-2009, 10:48 AM   #1
mbanwi
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disk space unnecessarily full


hi, am just new in linux. my / directory shows 50% used space, yet i don't seem to see which directory is eating up disk space. can anyone help?
 
Old 09-07-2009, 10:50 AM   #2
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Hello,

Check out the du command.

Code:
man du
will give you complete description.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 09-07-2009, 10:52 AM   #3
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Hi,

As root goto the root directory (/) and use the following command: du -sch *

This will show you the dir sizes, zoom in and repeat the process.

BTW: 50% does say that much, depends a bit on the size of the disk(s) and what is installed.

Hope this helps.
 
  


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