show disk size in Unix is a very popular request visitors use to arrive at my Unix Tutorial pages. Since I never addressed the question of confirming the number of hard drivers available on your system or the task of finding out a disk's capacity, I'd like to document a quick and easy way of doing just that.
I hope that when someone looks for a way to show disk size, what's really expected is a command to help you confirm the capacity of a disk in gigabytes.
Using fdisk command in Linux
One of the easiest ways to learn a lot about hard drives installed on your Linux system is to use the fdisk command: [Read more…]