Linux users usually check disk space usage with df -h and a sort command. It seems tedious and slow. There is a utility called ncdu which can simplify the task, and shows a graphical interface (ncurses) of disk space usage by directories. It’s pretty useful if you’re trying to find out what directories are using your precious disk space.
Install it with apt
apt-get install ncdu
And run with:
Or specify the starting parent dir:
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.