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« on: January 25, 2014, 01:09:28 am »
Agedu is an open source and free utility (much like du command) that helps system administrators to track down wasted disk space used by old files and delete them to free up some space. Agedu does a complete scan and produces reports that shows how much disk space is utilized by each directory and sub directory along with the last-access times of files. In simple words, it simply helps you to free up disk space.

Agedu Features

*   Creates graphical reports.
*   Produces data output in HTML format.
*   Generates HTML reports with hyperlinks to other directories for easy navigation to gather reports.
*   Provides more configurable options.

 Install Agedu in RHEL, CentOS, Fedora

To install Agedu, you need turn on EPEL repository and run the following command to install it.

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# yum install agedu

How to Scan disk using Agedu

The following command will do a complete scan of a directory and its sub-directories and creates a special index file contacting its data structure.

# agedu -s /home/vinzabb/

Built pathname index, 3791 entries, 347414 bytes of index                                                                           
Faking directory atimes
Building index
Final index file size = 859904 bytes

Next, type the following command to query newly created index file.

# agedu -w

Using Linux /proc/net magic authentication

For more information on agedu command options and usage, please read the man pages or visit agedu home page.

# man agedu