megadf man page

megadf — Show total available, used, or free space in the cloud


megadf [--free|--total|--used] [--mb|--gb|-h]


Shows available, used and free space in the cloud in machine or human readable formats.


Show only total available space (free + used).
Show only free space.
Show only used space.
--human, -h
Display file sizes in a human readable format.
Show in MiB units.
Show in GiB units.
-u <email>, --username <email>
Account username (email)
-p <password>, --password <password>
Account password
Never ask interactively for a password
Reload filesystem cache
--speed-limit <speed>
Set maximum allowed upload and download speed in KiB/s. This option overrides config file settings. 0 means no limit.
--proxy <proxy>
Use proxy server to connect to This option overrides config file settings. More information can be found in libcurl documentation at…. Some acceptable values are:

· none : Disable proxy if it was enabled in the config file.

· socks5://localhost:9050 : Local SOCKSv5 proxy server

· socks5h://localhost:9050 : Local SOCKSv5 proxy server with DNS handled by the proxy
--config <path>
Load configuration from a file
Disable loading .megarc
--debug [<options>]
Enable debugging of various aspects of the megatools operation. You may enable multiple debugging options separated by commas. (eg. --debug api,fs)

Available options are:

· api: Dump API calls

· fs: Dump filesystem (may require --reload to actually print something)

· cache: Dump cache contents
Show version information


· Show overall human readable space usage information:

$ megadf -h
Total: 50.0 GiB
Used:  6.4 GiB
Free:  43.6 GiB

· Check free space from a script:

$ test `megadf --free --gb` -lt 1 && \
  echo "You have less than 1 GiB of available free space"

Known Bugs

Megadf can’t determine available space for premium accounts.

See Also

megatools(7), megarc(5), megadf(1), megadl(1), megaget(1), megals(1), megamkdir(1), megaput(1), megareg(1), megarm(1), megacopy(1).


Part of the megatools(7) suite.


Report bugs at or


Megatools was written by Ondrej Jirman <>, 2013-2016.

Official website is

Referenced By

megacopy(1), megadl(1), megaget(1), megals(1), megamkdir(1), megaput(1), megarc(5), megareg(1), megarm(1), megatools(7).

11/03/2016 megatools 1.9.98 Megatools Manual