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Old 06-26-2003, 02:56 AM   #1
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directory size


how to find the size of the directory (including all the files and sub-directories in it)
any function or command or structure to determine this?
 
Old 06-26-2003, 02:58 AM   #2
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"du"
 
Old 06-26-2003, 03:25 AM   #3
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Yeah. du with the -csh flags:

du -csh
 
Old 06-26-2003, 08:51 AM   #4
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# How much free drive space
df -h

# Show disk usage by current directory and all subdirectories
du | less

# What takes up so much space on your box
# Run from the directory in question and the largest chunk shows up last
find $1 -type d | xargs du -sm | sort -g
 
  


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