How to check your storage on the Raspberry Pi

Fire up the command line

Use this trusty old linux command to view the current storage stats on your Pi.


Screenshot the df command

Command flags to change the view

You’ll notice that it’s displaying in kilobytes by default. You can modify that by using different flags after your command.

-h makes the view ‘human readable’

df -h

-m makes the view displaying in Megabytes

df -m

Other useful commands

Display the top 10 largest directories in ‘human readable’ form

sudo du -h / | sort -nr | head -n 10

Display folders and sizes

sudo du -sh /*