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Old 04-19-2004, 12:39 AM   #1
sandrinechen
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redhat command to display the size of directory please!


Hi all,

So far, i always use "ll" or "ls" to list all the files+dirs under my current dir, but for dirs, the size are always "4096", which command can let me display also the exact size of the directory? So that i can know which dir is exhausting my disk space.
thanks in advance,
 
Old 04-19-2004, 01:31 AM   #2
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This should do it:
du -h --max-depth=1
 
Old 04-19-2004, 01:31 AM   #3
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Try using ' ls -lh ' within the directory.
 
Old 04-19-2004, 03:05 AM   #4
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hypexr & kristijan, thank you guys for the prompt replies.
the "du" command is obviously working, thank you very much.
good day,
 
Old 04-19-2004, 04:19 AM   #5
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Personally I also like xdiskusage a lot ...
(even though I usually use the du method ;})

http://xdiskusage.sourceforge.net/


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