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  1. #1

    directory size

    I wants to check directory size in red hat linux on command prompt.
    Dont give me the solution as check with ll or ls -la bcase it gives always o/p of any directory size as 4kb.
    pl help me out in this simple matter.
    thanks and regards

  2. #2
    Type the command du following the directory name and hit the enter key. This gives the size of the directory in kilobytes.
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  3. #3
    in addition to what trickster said
    du -h will give it in human readable format
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