How to Check Disk Space in Linux with df Command
Last updated: Jan 23, 2022
In today's article, I will tell you how to check disk space in Linux.
The df command stands for Disk File System and is used to get a complete summary of the available and used disk space usage of a file system on a Linux system.
The content of the article:
- df command
- How to use df
1. df command
The df command comes by default on all Linux distributions and has a very simple syntax.
- -a, --all - display all file systems;
- -B - change the size of one block before outputting data;
- -h - display sizes in readable form, in megabytes or gigabytes;
- -H - display all sizes in gigabytes;
- -i - display inode information;
- -k - display sizes in kilobytes;
- --total - display all information about the used and available space;
- -t, --type - display information only about the specified file systems;
- -x - display information about all;
2. How to use df
To view the available space on all mounted partitions, use the command:
To see everything in a more readable way, use:
$. df -h
Thank you all, I hope my article was of some help to you.