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DU(1)                       General Commands Manual                      DU(1)



NAME
       du  -  summarize disk usage

SYNOPSIS
       du [ -s ] [ -a ] [ name ... ]

DESCRIPTION
       Du  gives the number of blocks contained in all files and (recursively)
       directories within each specified directory or file name.  If  name  is
       missing, `.'  is used.

       The  optional argument -s causes only the grand total to be given.  The
       optional argument -a causes an entry to be  generated  for  each  file.
       Absence  of  either  causes an entry to be generated for each directory
       only.

       A file which has two links to it is only counted once.

BUGS
       Non-directories given as  arguments  (not  under  -a  option)  are  not
       listed.
       If there are too many distinct linked files, du counts the excess files
       multiply.



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