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how to Determine the size of each partition

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I wonder how to determine the size of the partition in linux.
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df -h
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How to i recog

1st is 10 GB
then extended 1 GB

counting in bytes ;)

Best way is df -h

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I can see more partitions using cat /proc/partitions
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df -h


it gives something different
df -h
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So


sda is your whole disk
sda1 is first FS which is mounted on "/" having size of 10 GB approx
sda2 is just a partition of 1 block (leave it)
sda5 is your last extended one which is being used by swap to see swap space use #free -m

sr0 is your dvd/iso image device

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Thank you Guys
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