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Linux.com: Disk Usage Analysis and Cleanup Tools

Feb 03, 2006, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"Most of us use our hard disks like closets, stuffing in files and then forgetting about them. But no matter how big a disk you have, it's going to run out of free space one day, and running out of disk space during an OpenOffice.org install or a system update could hurt you badly. Keeping an eye on disk usage doesn't take much time or effort. Here are some tips and tools.

"Some distributions set up cron jobs that warn you when disk usage exceeds a certain percentage. But when your usage gets flagged as high, it's deciding what goes and what stays that takes time..."

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