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  • You will want to change directory to / in order to run 'du -h --max-depth=1'. ie.

    cd /
    du -h --max-depth=1

    From there, it will tell you which folder is the big consumer. Enter into the folder that is the big consumer with 'cd /directory_name' and then repeat

    du -h --max-depth=1

    You'll get the hang of it.

    Another useful command for us to understand the situation is going to be:

    df -h