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Old 12-10-2003, 07:02 AM   #1
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How much Hardrive would I need?

How much room would I need to do a avg size install for 9.2, the laptop i'm thinking of has a 30gb but it's my girlfriends and she doesn't wan't to get rid of xp yet. I have 9.2 installed on my box but to be honest don't know how to check hd space.
thank you.
Old 12-10-2003, 07:18 AM   #2
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in Red Hat 9 (should work for Mandrak also), you can check the harddisk space using:
df -h

and add the values from the "Size" column + SWAP size = total Harddrive size.

you can see SWAP size using:
free -m

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