Jari Jokinen

Tag: Linux

Finding large files in Linux to free up disk space

Tracking down and deleting large files that eat your disk space could be a little tricky and time-consuming with traditional GNU tools like du, find and rm. Luckily there is a tiny program called ncdu (NCurses Disk Usage) that shows a list of files and directories in the current directory.

How to check free disk space in Linux

Most Linux systems comes with a program called df, that stands for “disk free”. It displays the disk usage and available space for each disk that you have mounted in your system.