How to check folder size on Ubuntu?

Tue, Aug 11, 2020 One-minute read

To check folder size on Ubuntu you have to call the command below:

du -hs /path/to/directory

where -h means that numbers will be in ther form which is easy to read by human and -s means that you will get summary size - not the list of files which the folder contains.

Useful resource: How do I determine the total size of a directory (folder) from the command line?

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