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How to check free disk space in Linux

Keep track of disk utilization with this handy list of commands.   Keeping track of disk utilization information is on system administrators’ (and others’) daily to-do list. Linux has a few built-in utilities that help provide that information. df The df command stands for “disk-free,” and shows available and used disk space on the Linux system. df -h shows disk space in human-readable format df -a shows the file system’s complete disk usage even if the Available field is 0 df -T shows the disk usage along with each block’s filesystem type (e.g., xfs, ext2, ext3, btrfs, etc.) df -i shows used and free inodes du du shows the disk usage of files, folders, etc. in the default kilobyte size du -h shows disk usage in human-readable format for all directo...