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Old 05-18-2003, 01:11 PM   #1
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Calculate the space of a folder

Is there a simple commmand to calculate the space taked by a folder?

something like df but usable to calculate the space used by a folder?
I really hate to open X to calculate it and loop are really annoyng to type.
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du -csh folder_name
Old 05-18-2003, 01:14 PM   #3
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pretty quick answer, I posted only 2 min ago
this is exactly what I need thank you
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what do the options csh do?
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check out the manpage for du, all the options and a description will be there


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