If I create a new user
test1 using the
adduser/useradd command, how much space does Ubuntu assign to the
What happens when I have 10 users on my system? Do all of them use the same amount of space?
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The minimum amount of space a user needs is:
fab-root@fab-ux-predator:/home/test_user $ du --human . 36K .
The maximum amount of space a user can take is 95% of the entire partition unless you set disk quotas per user or unless you change the number of reserved blocks to allow them to take more or less than 95%...
The standard setup is that the size of the directory
/home/test1 is only limited by the size of the partition and its file system and the space allowed for standard users to access.
5% of the space in an
ext4 file system is reserved for the system and for running tasks with elevated permissions.
Specify the percentage of the filesystem blocks reserved for the super-user. This avoids fragmentation, and allows root-owned daemons, such as syslogd(8), to continue to function correctly after non-privileged processes are prevented from writing to the filesystem. The default percentage is 5%.