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The df command may be used to check disk space.

Usage Examples

Display the output of df command in human readable format

The below command will print the sizes of a machine’s disks in human readable format (e.g. 1K, 234M, 2G)

# df -h

Display ouput in human readable format for local storage only (no remote storage such as NFS)

# df -h -l

Display inode information of the file system

# df -i

Find the top 20 inode consumers (of var):

# find /var -xdev -printf '%h\n' | sort | uniq -c | sort -k 1 -nr | head -n 20

List disk usage of all the file systems using ‘-a’

# df -a
# df -T
# df -k

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