df without line wrap on long FS name

df -PH|column -t

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By: bakhru
2011-04-13 21:13:14

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  • -P uses the POSIX output format, which makes information on each file system always printed on exactly one line. "column -t" makes a table from the input. Show Sample Output


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    df -P | column -t
    fossilet · 2011-04-09 13:12:46 5
  • all on one line and you also get the filesystem type Show Sample Output


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    di
    Christian · 2013-01-06 09:07:58 0
  • Personally I think line wrap in default df command is annoying for scripting & seeing. So I overwrite it. Maybe more work should be done if wrapped line is over 2... Show Sample Output


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    alias df="df | awk 'NF == 1 {printf(\$1); next}; {print}'"
    MeaCulpa · 2011-04-09 06:43:51 2

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