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Hard disk space usage: how much space do my files take?

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Check with lsof to see if there are files held open. Space will not be freed until they are closed. sudo /usr/sbin/lsof | grep deleted will tell you which deleted files are still held open.
answered Mar 14 '12 by Aleksandar Ivanisevic