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Old 08-26-2018, 06:03 PM   #1
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du Output in GB. EVERY TIME. -H not a acceptable


I need to measure directories by GIGABYTES because a monetary rate applies to them that way. du -ch or any variation of -h is NOT accetable because it jumps to TB or down to MB.

I want GB, every time so I can apply my rate.

What do?
 
Old 08-26-2018, 06:12 PM   #2
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Figured it out:

du -sk | awk '{print $1/1024/1024}'

Thanks for nothing, [removed]

Close this.

Last edited by rtmistler; 08-26-2018 at 08:22 PM. Reason: Removed bad language
 
Old 08-26-2018, 07:44 PM   #3
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Code:
du -sBG
per man du
Code:
-B, --block-size=SIZE
              scale sizes by SIZE before printing them; e.g., '-BM' prints sizes in units of 1,048,576 bytes; see SIZE format below
...
       Display values are in units of the first available SIZE from --block-size, and the DU_BLOCK_SIZE, BLOCK_SIZE and BLOCKSIZE environment variables.  Otherwise, units default to 1024 bytes (or 512 if POSIXLY_CORRECT is set).

       SIZE is an integer and optional unit (example: 10M is 10*1024*1024).  Units are K, M, G, T, P, E, Z, Y (powers of 1024) or KB, MB, ... (powers of 1000).
Which does essentially the same thing as the OP's solution with a single command and no rudeness.
 
  


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