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Old 09-01-2001
problem knowing disk space

i am a fresh person learning sco open server 5.5Smilie
how should i know that how much space is occupied & how much is free on a particular partition?please help
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Old 09-01-2001
use 'df'

df reports filesystem disk space usage. man df for info.
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