iotop : Howto find the disk usage of each process in ubuntu linux

You can use the utility “iotop” to find out the “disk usage of each process” running on your system.Type this command at terminal to install “iotop” on your system. $ sudo apt-get install iotop If you just want to know the cpu usage and memory usage of each process, then simply use “top” command for […]


Howto find Disk usage of Packages in ubuntu

On November 12, 2008, in Disk usage, find, Howto, packages, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

The following command help you to find the disk space used by different packages in ubuntu open a terminal window and run the commanddpkg-query –show –showformat=’${Package;-50}\t${Installed-Size}\n’ | sort -k 2 -n | grep -v deinstall | awk ‘{printf “%.3f MB \t %s\n”, $2/(1024), $1}’ That will sort the packages by size, putting the largest ones […]