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Old 08-26-2005, 06:06 PM   #1
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How do I determine disk space usage?


Hi,

I'm using a single 80GB IDE disk on RH9.

Q1. From the command prompt what should I type to see the size of the file system and how much space is left?

Q2. Is there a freeware application I can use to give me a graphical view of disk usage?


Thanks
Graham. UK
 
Old 08-26-2005, 06:11 PM   #2
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Question no.1 : see "man df" and "man du"
Question no.2 : Sorry, don't know.
 
Old 08-26-2005, 06:28 PM   #3
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df -h should give you what you're looking for. A quick search showed there should be graphical displays available on KDE or Gnomes "System Monitor."
 
Old 08-28-2005, 08:53 AM   #4
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Within the KDE suite there is a program called KDiskFree or KwikDiskFree, something like that. I find that very useful, but if you can use df and du, then you will be happier I think...
 
Old 08-28-2005, 06:16 PM   #5
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this may help:

http://xdiskusage.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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