Disk usage computation

jojo

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Hello Guys,

I'm new to linux family and just wanted to understand how come linux translated the percent value to this percentage if the right computation is based on used space (below is the sample computation below). By using command df-lH, it shows different usage percentage.

example: <used space>/<actual disk size>*100 --> to get the actual percentage

Thank you gurus.
 


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Btw, I'm using ubuntu 20.04 running on vmware workstation. Thanks
 
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