Disk Usage v1.62

By Mark Russinovich

Published: November 04, 2020

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Du (disk usage) reports the disk space usage for the directory you specify. By default it recurses directories to show the total size of a directory and its subdirectories.

Using Disk Usage (DU)

Usage: du [-c[t]] [-l <levels> | -n | -v] [-u] [-q] <directory>

Parameter Description
-c Print output as CSV. Use -ct for tab delimiting.
-l Specify subdirectory depth of information (default is 0 levels).
-n Do not recurse.
-v Show size (in KB) of intermediate directories.
-u Count each instance of a hardlinked file.
-q Quiet.
-nobanner Do not display the startup banner and copyright message.

CSV output is formatted as:

Path, CurrentFileCount, CurrentFileSize, FileCount, DirectoryCount, DirectorySize, DirectorySizeOnDisk

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