How to Use ncdu (NCurses Disk Usage) To Easily Obtain Disk Usage Information in Linux

One of the major issues that we see come in from most of our clients support tickets is about running out of disk space on their hosting, be it a VPS, dedicated servers or shared hosting. There are separate issues that actually cause this, sometimes log files which don’t have logrotate set up correctly, unused image thumbnails not being cleaned up etc. We are not going to get into the details at this time of the issues that cause most websites to run out or space. We will be covering that in a future post.