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Old 08-26-2005, 05:06 PM   #1
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How do I determine disk space usage?


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?

Graham. UK
Old 08-26-2005, 05:11 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, 05:28 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, 07:53 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, 05:16 PM   #5
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