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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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Disk Space

Along with system load, it is important to keep an eye on the amount of free hard drive space that your computer has remaining.

It is easy to do this, mainly by using the df command, as follows:

matthew@seymour:~$ df

Just using the command alone returns this output:

Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on/dev/sda1             14421344   6584528   7104256  49% /none                   2020124       348   2019776   1% /devnone                   2027840      2456   2025384   1% /dev/shmnone                   2027840       220   2027620   1% /var/runnone                   2027840         0   2027840   0% /var/locknone                   2027840         0   2027840   0% /lib/init/rw ...

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