[CentOS] Suddenly increased my hard disk

Thu Apr 7 04:48:44 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 4/6/2016 9:20 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2016 12:08:45 +0800
> Chandran Manikandan wrote:
>> >Should i need to run above command in home directory or root.
> The command that he gave you will work from any directory.  The / means start from the root directory so where you are when you run it is irrelevant.

howevver if he doesn't run it as the root user, it won't be able to 
calculate space in directories the current user can't access.

if you are running X-Windows, there's a nifty utility KDirStat that 
scans the disk tallying space, then gives you an interactive graphical 
view of usage.   I believe you can install it from epel as package k4dirstat

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz