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du vs. df difference [duplicate]

I have a fileserver where df reports 94% of / full. But according to du, much less is used: # df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 270G 240G 17G 94%...
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Ubuntu server: hard drive always full

I have a 50GB vps when I run df I get Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 49982172 46580100 863064 99% / none 507212 ...
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Disk space usage doesn't add up with df & du

I'm trying to free up some disk space - if I do a df -h, I have a filesystem called /dev/mapper/vg00-var which says its 4G, 3.8G used, 205M left. That corresponds to my /var directory. If I descend ...
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What is the difference between du -h and ls -lh?

I am having a difficult time grasping what is the correct way to read the size of the files since each command gives you varying results. I also came across a post at http://forums.devshed.com/linux-...
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Disk full on linux server, blocks used is much less then blocks avalable

Output of df is: [root@backup log]# df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/VolGro 1889811408 1861658948 0 100% / /dev/sda1 101086 ...
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How to easily find disk usage culprits in busybox or any other limited linux distro?

That is, if it's even possible. Is it? This is following from a very similar du question, I figured trying to sort it somehow could be a way, but maybe there are other ideas out there! I'm actually ...