du – file space usage

GB sized files and directories

Size Of Directory and Disk Space

# k: output in in KB
# x=> expands, only on the local file system – doesn’t follow NFS Links

Flat @directory level

df – disk free

df –help

Check File Size every 10 seconds – start session in screen

Check File Size every 10 seconds – with nice date formatting



1. Simple IOTop: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/iotop-simple-top-like-io-monitor.html

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IT enthusiast getting things done.