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How do I know how much space is being used by one directory?

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Posted: 6 Jan 2005

Q:
How do I know how much space is being used by one directory on my hard drive?

A:
Open a terminal window. Go to the directory in question.

Type "du -h" and press "Enter."

Your folder usage statistics will be displayed in an easy-to-read format.

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