How can I see the size of all the folders?
Go to Windows Explorer and right-click on the file, folder, or drive you are investigating. In the menu that appears, go to Properties. This will show you the total size of the file/drive. A folder will show you the size in writing, a unit will show you a pie chart to make it easier to see.
Table of Contents
How do I find the size of a directory and subfolder in Linux?
To get the total size of a directory on Linux, you can use the du (disk-usage) command.
What command displays the size usage for the current directory and all subdirectories?
How to show the size of directories, subdirectories and files. Show the size of one or more directories, subdirectories, and files using the du command.
How can I see the size of a folder in putty?
Using SSH, log in to the server as the root user and run the following commands. # du – Displays the number of disk blocks in the home directory along with subdirectories. # du-h – Displays the size of all folders in the directory in a human-readable format.
How to calculate the size of a directory?
The only other way you can do this very quickly is to create a filesystem for the directory, then df will give you the answer you want very quickly. If it’s faster to know everything in the filesystem except your directory, you can run df for the filesystem, du for everything other than your directory, and subtract.
Is it possible to list the size of a subdirectory on Unix?
Is it possible to use ls on Unix to list the total size of a subdirectory and all its contents instead of the usual 4K which (I assume) is just the file in the directory itself? After searching through the manual pages, I am left empty handed.
How to find the size of a directory in Bash?
This command will give you the size of the directory and subdirectory and the size of the largest file or subdirectory in the current directory. PS: The -2 header is in case a subdirectory takes the place of the current directory and is listened to before the current one. Thanks for contributing an answer to the Unix & Linux Stack Exchange!
How to count the size of a subdirectory?
You can do this in different ways, depending on how you want to count the sizes. If your subdirectories of your home directory contain hard links (files that have multiple names in the file hierarchy), and you want to count them once by name, you can do so with the -l (“ell”, not “uno”) option to GNU du.