Find disk space usage on a Linux machine

Find disk space usage on a Linux machine

If you are running several websites or accounts on a medium sized VPS ( In this tutorial, I am focusing only on linux machines) , you may have encountered a “disk space full” situation. There are several ways to find out disk space usage. I am going to use a ‘find’ command along with awk to list all the files and directories with size more than 100 MB. 

Here is a screenshot of the given command. 


Similarly, you can change required fill size by adding or removing zeros to the -size parameter. 

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