Here's my origional question:
>This may be a little trivial - but I can't seem to find an answer. How
>do I find the total size occupied by a number of files in a directory?
>There doesn't seem to be an ls switch which reports this, and the ls
>list of the driectory itself only shows the directory entry size....not
>the combined size of all the files it contains.
>Apologies for my ignorance :-)
And the answer:
du -sk filename - gives the size of the file/directory in Kb
du -s filename - gives the size of the file in blocks
Thanks to y'all for responding so promptly to my request. Got yer
answers before I got a copy of my own request! :-)
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