How to Get the Size of Single/Multiple Files in Linux?

du command is used to find the file size in Linux. Here i will explain different scenarios where you could use these commands to get size information of files.

To get the size of files and directories recursively, use the following command.

du -a

To get the size in human readable form,

du -ah

To get sizes in directory level, use just du command.

To calculate the total size of files,

du -ahc

To display only total size

du -sh