Disk Space Clean Up

Ever faced a linux system which ran out of disk space?

First check your quota by executing either “quota” or “df” to check your disk space capacity.

Next you need to find out where your disk space is gone. Type in the following command at the root level:
du -ah | sort | grep M
This will provide you a list of directories which use disk space in a Megabyte range.

Then clean up the according disk space.

Note, if you using a linux operating system containing the YUM package manager and the YUM cache is consuming your disk space, you can use
yum clean all
to free the cache.

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