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How to Determine Disk Space on Linux


Determining your system’s disk space on Linux is achievable from the command line interface (CLI). This value can change depending on free/available space.


Access the Linux command line.


Upon gaining access to the Linux command line interface (CLI), type:

df -h

This will provide a list of mounted partitions with six columns:

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on

These headers will be followed by the usage of the partitions/disks in easy to read format.

More Information:

Type either:

man df
man fdisk -l

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