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how to do i see the size of my filesystem.

Postby ataranea on Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:53 pm

I was wondering how can i tell how much space or used space on my filesystem/HDD. Right now it says Unknown for size..so i dont know how to fix that problem.
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Freesapce on HDD

Postby Hiko96786 on Mon Feb 26, 2007 8:10 pm

Open a terminal and type in:

df -h

That will show you all mounted volumes and space used and free on all of them. I don't know how to do the cool code: section so this is just a plain post.
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Postby ataranea on Mon Feb 26, 2007 8:32 pm

hmm...thanks but i was more looking to the whole thing where i right click the filesystem/hdd and it tells me what i got.
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Postby friedtofu on Tue Feb 27, 2007 3:29 am

hm, open up System Monitor and choose the FILE SYSTEM tab... has percentage of space taken up and everything... :)
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Re: Freesapce on HDD

Postby scorp123 on Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:06 am

Hiko96786 wrote:Open a terminal and type in:

df -h


Add "a" to it and it will show even more details:
Code: Select all
df -ah


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