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Old 08-04-2010, 11:32 AM   #1
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What's the space this subtree takes on disk?


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For a given directory, I want to know the space occupied on disk by it and all files and directories having it as an ancestor, so to speak. Is there a command for this in linux? Thanks in advance.
 
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du -sh directoryname

man du

will tell you more options
 
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Thank you for your kind reply. Regards.
 
  


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