OT question

Denny B Peeples dpeeples at sw.rr.com
Sun Nov 17 16:12:53 PST 2002


On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 19:19:48 -0500
James Drabb <JDrabb at tampabay.rr.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 18:01:08 -0600
> Denny B Peeples <dpeeples at sw.rr.com> wrote:
> 
> > I need to find out how many Mb are in a directory and all of its
> > subdirectories.  Is there some command similar to df, but which
> > operate on file systems instead of disks?
> > 
> > Any suggestions?
> > 
> > TIA
> > 
> 
> You can use du.  For exaple:
> 
> cd /usr
> du -sch *
> 
> du --help
> 
> Jim Drabb
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Thanks!! Just what I needed.
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