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Show disk partitions and sizes

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fdisk stands (for “fixed disk” or “format disk”) is an most commonly used command-line based disk manipulation utility for a Linux/Unix systems. The fdisk utility lets you create and manage partitions on a hard disk. The partition information, which is kept in the disk’s first physical block, matches that used by DOS.

Show disk partitions and sizes

You can the fdisk command with -l option to show disk partitions and sizes.

You can run fdisk only if you’re root or have read/write permissions for the block-special file concerned, so you need to use sudo command.

1) Run below command

sudo fdisk -l

2) Partition name.

3) Size of the partition

This article is a component of the “Linux Introduction” course from the ABIOLA online Academy.

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