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Old 09-01-2003, 02:19 AM   #1
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How to check HD space?


I want to view my HD space usage in each partition?
 
Old 09-01-2003, 02:25 AM   #2
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Run "df" as root...that should do the trick

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Old 09-01-2003, 02:25 AM   #3
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At the command prompt type df
 
Old 09-01-2003, 02:34 AM   #4
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It is showing the space in bytes. Is it possible to view these in MB / GB?
 
Old 09-01-2003, 02:39 AM   #5
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Quote:
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It is showing the space in bytes. Is it possible to view these in MB / GB?
try "df -m"
 
Old 09-01-2003, 02:43 AM   #6
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In the man df the "-m" switch is not available so I got another switch "-h" human readable which worked for me.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 02:46 AM   #7
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Glad you were able to figure it out. Remember, man and info are your friend.

Good luck in the future
 
Old 09-01-2003, 04:17 AM   #8
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hello

can also use GUI tool kddisk free

available under system setting --> more system tools

if not found can add this tool with add /remove applications

thanks and regards
 
Old 09-01-2003, 04:18 AM   #9
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sorry its KDish free
 
Old 09-01-2003, 04:21 AM   #10
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sorry again its kDisk Free

my keboard has some problem
 
Old 09-01-2003, 05:09 AM   #11
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GodMinusOne you are right and I always use man but as I am new to linux so first I have to find the command.

Thanks mobassir it is there and very useful. and it is KDiskFree.
 
  


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