How to Check Free Disk Space on Linux [Terminal and GUI Methods]

How much disk space I have utilized.

The simplest way to find the free disk space on Linux is to use df command. The df command stands for disk-free and quite obviously it shows you the free and available disk space on Linux systems.

With -h option it shows the disk space in human-readable format MB and GB.

Here8217s the output of the df command for my Dell XPS system that has only Linux installed with encrypted disk.

If the above output is confusing for you don8217t worry. I8217ll explain a few things around checking available disk space in Linux. I8217ll also show the GUI method for desktop Linux users.

When you use the df command to check disk space it will show a bunch of 8216file systems8217 with their size used space and free space. Your actual disks should normally be listed as one of the following.

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