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Old 06-04-2003, 08:17 AM   #1
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Post Change bytes display on command line


Is there a way to change the command line environment so that it will display file size in Megs or Kb (preferebly both and bytes depending on file size) instead of 4-9 numbers all the damn time?
 
Old 06-04-2003, 08:39 AM   #2
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What command are you running?? If you are talking about ls then you might want to consider either
Code:
ls -lm
to display megs, or
Code:
ls -lh
for "human readable" which will give you k, megs and gigs as appropriate.

HTH

Jamie...
 
Old 06-04-2003, 09:57 AM   #3
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I guess it's a Linux only feature.

UNIX doesn't have ls -h or ls -m for that matter


Cool, thanks!
 
Old 06-04-2003, 10:03 AM   #4
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Solaris just has ls -k for k instead of 512b blocks. You can always download and install the GNU sh utils.

cheers

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