# How much disk room does a checklist of documents make use of

How can I locate just how much disk does a checklist of documents makes use of? I'm seeking a variant of

du -s *.sql


I intend to see just the grand total amount, and also with the command over, it constantly reveals a line for each and every documents.

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2019-12-02 03:09:15
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Your inquiry is really unclear yet I believe you are seeking the -c flag to generate a total amount.

du -c *.sql

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2019-12-03 05:06:32
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You can make use of tail to reduce the last line (the total amount) from the result of du :

du -c *.sql | tail -n 1


There appears to be no other way to make du itself report simply the total amount of a set of documents.

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2019-12-03 05:03:11
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What does not function from your instance? Do you desire an amount? man du reveals that the -c alternative gives an amount of use :

du -sc *.sql


You might additionally such as the -h or -k debates.

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2019-12-03 05:02:09
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cat *.sql | wc -c


Answer remains in bytes.

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2019-12-03 02:45:35
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