Recursively work out the size of a directory on Linux prompt

Posted on 2007-07-31
Last Modified: 2013-12-16

Very quick question but apparently we've been googling for ages.

Say you've a directoy...
Filled with numerous other directories and files.

Can a command be run to calculate recursively how big that directory and its contents are?
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