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Why does df -h show different information then fdisk -l

I am trying to understand the difference between the output of fdisk -l and df -h. As I understand, fdisk shows the partition size, and df shows the size of the filesystem. My problem is that I have ...
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What is difference between ls -lh and du -sh?

$ ls -lh file1.tar -rw-r--r-- 1 wnice wnice 40K Aug 6 20:41 file1.tar $ du -sh file1.tar 80K file1.tar Why is it showing different sizes of same file? Please help me understand
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Which folders are in /dev/sde3?

How to see which folders are in /dev/sde3 ? df -h /dev/sde3 39G 32G 4.8G 87% / Doing: cd / sudo du -d 1 -h | sort -hr Also shows me folders like: /dev/sde4 ...
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What is “udev” and “tmpfs”

I run the command df -h and it showed that udev has a size of 471M and the other 5 tmpfs have an estimated size of 1.1G. What should I do to them?
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Disk usage analyzer report different free space than terminal

I got an error that I'm running out of disk space while syncing dropbox, so I had to delete some files. The strange thing is that the "disk usage analyzer" reported that I had about 15GB free space. ...
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Missing df --direct option?

during configuration (after install) of Oracle XE 18c on my 16.04, I noticed this message generated by the shell script: /bin/df: unrecognized option '--direct' 'Try '/bin/df --help' for more ...
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Not enough space on parition mounted at / [duplicate]

I'm trying to install cuda toolkit: sudo sh cuda_10.0.130_410.48_linux.run --silent --toolkit --toolkitpath=/usr/local/cuda-10.0 Not enough space on parition mounted at /. Need 3391705088 bytes. ...
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Use df on LUKS encrypted device

I am using LUKS for disk encryption for a Ubuntu 18.04 system. I'd like to find out how much free space is still available on my hard drive. gparted prints the following: As you can see the entire ...
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How to speed-up boot by disabling few dev-loox.device? [duplicate]

When I checked my system's boot logs, I noticed that each of the dev-loopx.device takes a good 3-5 seconds to boot, and I have a total 20 such loopx devices lines up during my boot, which ultimately ...
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Failed to boot : create volatile files and directories, enable support for additional executables binary formats and LSB: AppArmor initialization

I get these errors whenever I boot the machine: [failed] Failed to start Create Volatile Files and Directories. [failed] Failed to start Enable support for additional executable binary formats. [...
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Available + used size only 19% of total partition size

I have a VPS with Ubuntu on OpenVZ. I noticed a day ago that the output of the df -h command returns strange values. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/simfs 54G 1.5G 8.8G ...
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Root is full but I can not find what's taking it up. baobab as root shows only 9.4GB and not 58GB like df

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You rswilson1844@killswitch2:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 3.9G 0 3.9G 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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Used and available df values don't add up to the correct size [duplicate]

I just did a df to check the disk usage on a new 16.04 installation and noticed the following result. The used and available on /dev/sda2 don't add up to the partition size. Even if I do 836120968-...
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nvme SSD df -h reports incorrect disk usage

I helped myself with this shiny new Samsung 960 EVO 250GB, and it is super fast, I am very happy with it. Now my disk is full, but df -h reports 33% used space... I really don't know where to start....
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Unable to free diskspace by removing files and not restarting the computer (hibernation possible)

I have a similar problem to the one mentioned here: Unable to free up space in df but I can not reboot (I have important data in the memory). The output of df -h / is: Filesystem Size Used ...
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df generates duplicate entries

df command generates duplicate entries, like so: mr@ubx:~$ df /* Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root 213G 65G 137G 33% / /dev/sda2 ...
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SSD total capacity <> free space + used space

I got a new 500GB SSD and formatted it with ext4+LUKS using the Disks utility in Ubuntu 16.04. Enter disk with Nautilus, right-click and Properties. Total capacity is 492 GB, free space is 467 GB, ...
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How can I check all used space on filesystem in linux?

I've already tried du-ch , df -h and df -h --total but it all result to their specific size of folder. Need to know how can I get the total used space in human readable form. Hoping for your help. ...
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No space left on device - Size=105G, Used=55G, Avail=0

My root filesystem claims I have no space left on device. I've done some searching and can't find anyone with the problem I'm having. If you look at / you can see that the partition is 105G, used is ...
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df reports missing space? [duplicate]

This is part of df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 222G 5.5G 205G 3% / 222 - 5.5 = 205? I also observe this in another physical machine /dev/sda1 108G ...
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Duplicity restore fails, claiming “disk full”, even if there is still much room

I'm restoring a big file (~80GB, a virtual machine disk image). Although I start the restore operation with >145GB disk space, as reported by df , the restore aborts with a message that my disk has ...
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How to mount a USB so that it appear in df output?

When a USB /dev/sdb1 is mounted automatically on /media/DE61A-1D8C , I find it in df output. # df Filesystem #K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on [...] /dev/sdb1 1234556 ...
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df -h doesn't show /dev/sda

I am using df -h to get my disk space and the results are: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G 1% /dev tmpfs 396M ...
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how to get the available space left deterministically?

When I use the cut command, everytime I get a different result which makes sense. So I wonder how to get the answer similar to this but consistent across different Ubuntu nodes? ubuntu@ip:~/...
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How to fix exfat filesystem

So we accidentally caused our server to go down without a clean shutdown and now df is reporting wrong stats for the external usb (exfat). root@srv1:/backup/usbdisk# df -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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i can't install Ubuntu on my Microsoft Surface 3 (not Surface Pro)

My Surface 3 has 2gb ram and 18gb free space in 64 gb hard drive. It shows this when installing ubuntu:
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df -h showing weird output

I am getting a weird output on df -h for one of the partitions. Here is the output: /var/sdc$ df -kh Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 990M 569M 354M 62% / /dev/sda2 ...
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Copy Active Partition To Use With VMWare

I want to take my physical drive to a virtual drive. I think the only partition with data on it is sda3 from my df output below. How can I create a file or .vdi from this drive to use with VMWare?? ...
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Deleting 'core dump' folders/files in root partition for space

On trying to upgrade my system, I keep getting a message that I need to free up space in the root partition. Here's the situation: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 ...
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How to run a command at login

So I've been looking around and I can find ways to run commands every time you open a new terminal and inadvertently figured out how to make a continuous loop of opening terminals. I've edited ....
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Ubuntu 14.04 - After update root disk /dev/sda is labelled /dev/root

After updating with apt-get upgrade the root partition /dev/sda is now labelled /dev/root. This is a KVM vm which is why it's showing as /dev/sda rather than /dev/sda1 I did not update the kernel. ...
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Finding my swap partition

It looks like I have 40 GB of swap: wuser@wavesftwDell:~$ cat /proc/swaps Filename Type Size Used Priority /dev/dm-1 ...
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btrfs balance “No space left on device” with no success on any -dusage and -musage values

I have the following issue with btrfs balance start / on a btrfs on an 140 GB LVM with 4 physical device (in case that matters): sudo btrfs balance start / fails with ERROR: error during balancing '/'...
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Ubuntu 14.04: df prints full UUID

For some reason, the output format for df changed after a recent kernel update in Ubuntu 14.04. When I run df -hl to show all mounted filesystems, the output looks like this: bwvdnbro@wixie:~/...
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du -sh utilization does not match df -h amount used!

my /var partition is close to 100% full, according to df -h root@buz02:/var/lib# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 4.7G 600M 3.9G 14% / ...
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'df' command doesn't show file system requested in ubuntu 14.04

This strange behavior begins a few day ago. This is df of all file system michele@OptiPlex-360:~$ df File system 1K-blocchi Usati Disponib. Uso% Montato su udev 1974808 8 ...
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Utility says there's no more free disk space, when there's plenty

Somehow my system is in a pickle. $ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The ...
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different partition size in parted and in df

Can anyone explain the difference between partition size in parted and in df? root@HOME:~# parted /dev/sda GNU Parted 2.3 Using /dev/sda Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands. ...
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My sda1 is almost full. How to clean it?

I have a problem with the space: $ df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 78310344 71438848 2870524 97% / none 4 0 4 0%...
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Disk full after copying between external HDDs

I was copying 500 GB files from an external HDD to another external HDD and suddenly the local memory was running out? When the copy was completed I rebooted and I get now a black screen. Logged in ...
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df is omitting some whole parts of my fs / disks. Is there something wrong?

EDIT(2015-03-08): I think this behaviour is caused by ubuntu-sdk using schroot and overlayfs to install its dev kits. See https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/...
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Where is the missing hard disk space? [duplicate]

df tells me that the server uses 84% of the HDD it uses. $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 30G 24G 4.6G 84% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Doesn't refelct actual parition size

As you can see in the picture, my recently changed partitions (to free up more space) do not change in Ubuntu. This is in Ubuntu 14.04. This is in a VirtualBox Virtual Machine
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Check whether less than some amount of free disk space from the command line

There are several questions and answers on askubuntu about seeing disk space from the command line. Naturally, df is the go-to tool for this. However I want a script at login to raise an alert if ...
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disk space wrongly displayed after installing LVM disk

I installed ubuntu server using LVM partitioning on a 1 TB hard disk. However, after installation, i can only see 10 Gig space here is the fidsk output ` # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, ...