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On a Unix system after telnet'ing into the server what is the command to findout the total bytes in the current directory plus all it's sub-directories and files contained there in?
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du -sk .
-s to only have the total
-k to have it in kilobytes
 is the current directory
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to list total amount

du -sk .

To have it print each file, blah blah...

du -sk ./*


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