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    under windows, right mouse properties of a drive shows how much is used, what's the equivelent in linux??

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    run 'df' from the console.

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    Code:
    df -h
    gives human friendly output.

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    Or you can use KDiskFree (if you're running KDE), gtkdiskfree or xdiskusage to name a few of the graphical programs. I personally like xdiskusage because you can continue to move through the directory structure to see what directories are taking up how much space.
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    free space

    thanks all,

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