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Check Disk Space Used By Files Directly From Terminal Using 'NCDU'.

Question asked by Abhishek Rawal in #Coffee Room on Mar 22, 2014
Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal · Mar 22, 2014
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NCDU abbreviated as NCurses Disk Usage is a disk usage analyzer tool written entirely in C, most probably used when you don't have access to graphical interface & only have to deal with CLI.

Install it From source : HERE

Then open Terminal/Konsole & type :
 ncdu -x <location_to_directory> 
Example : (Here we are scanning entire root directory)
 ncdu -x / 
The scanning of files & folders will begin & you will see something like :
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After scanning is over, you can see the space used in each & every directory under Root (/) [as we have used command to scan root] :

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