Disk Usage Checking
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Disk Usage Checking in Linux
'du' – Disk Usage summarize disk usage of each FILE, recursively for directories under Linux.
To check disk usage of your current working directory, enter the following in a console window
[root@workbox home]# du
Above listing has been clipped due to size.
It shows you a very verbose output by default, which isn’t always extremely useful. Thankfully it also includes a lot of extra options.
To find the total size of files and folders in our current directory, listed by MB:
[root@workbox home]# du -s -m * 44960 dwmoar 1 lost+found 356 xbmc [root@workbox home]#
For more information about the du command use the command du --help