Freeing disk space on your Linux server


To find out where disk space is being used:

  1. Get to the root of your machine by running cd /
  2. Run sudo du -h --max-depth=1
  3. Note which directories are using a lot of disk space.
  4. cd into one of the big directories.
  5. Run ls -l to see which files are using a lot of space. Delete any you don’t need.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5.
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20-04-2019 12:48
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