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How To Get The Size Of Directory In Linux From Command Line?

While working with Linux we may need to get the size of the specific directory. In GUI there are file managers like Dolphin, Gnome, Nautilus etc. But what if we need to get the size in command line. In this tutorial we will look how to get single or multiple directories sizes and sort them. Find Size Of Directory We will start by simply listing the size of a directory...


How To Find and List Large Files and Directories In Linux?

One of the important job for System Administrators is finding and deleting large and unneeded files from Linux operating system. In this tutorial we will look how to find, sort and delete large and trash files from Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Fedora, CentOS and RHEL etc. Large Files Directories In Linux distributions there are some directories and paths where files generally holds a lot of disk space. These...


How To Show Linux File Size In Different Ways?

One of the most asked question about files in Linux is how can I list file sizes in different formats? In this post we will look different commands to get file sizes. ls Command ls command is primary command to list and get information about files and directories in Linux. ls command can be used with -l parameter to get size of files.

We listed file nmap-7.31.tgz file size...


How To Check Linux Disk Space?

Disk usage and monitoring is is important aspect of Linux system administration. One of the most occurring problem is fulling disk space. Getting information about disk usage can became a nightmare if you do not know how to properly do it. How many free GB are there? or How many percentage of the disk is full? Check with df Command To check disk space usage df command can be used....

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