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Du (Unix)

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du (abbreviated from disk usage) is a standard Unix program used to estimate file space usage—space used under a particular directory or files on a file system. [1]

17 relations: Byte, Computer file, Computer program, Df (Unix), Directory (computing), Disk Usage Analyzer, File system, Filelight, Human-readable medium, Kilobyte, List of Unix commands, Megabyte, Metric prefix, Ncdu, Rm (Unix), Single UNIX Specification, Unix.


The byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly consists of eight bits, representing a binary number.

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Computer file

A computer file is a computer resource for recording data discretely in a computer storage device.

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Computer program

A computer program is a collection of instructions for performing a specific task that is designed to solve a specific class of problems.

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Df (Unix)

(abbreviation for disk free) is a standard Unix command used to display the amount of available disk space for file systems on which the invoking user has appropriate read access.

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Directory (computing)

In computing, a directory is a file system cataloging structure which contains references to other computer files, and possibly other directories.

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Disk Usage Analyzer

Disk Usage Analyzer is a graphical disk usage analyzer for GNOME.

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File system

In computing, a file system or filesystem controls how data is stored and retrieved.

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Filelight is a KDE graphical disk usage analyzer, part of the KDE Utils package, which uses the sunburst chart technique to display disk usage.

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Human-readable medium

A human-readable medium or human-readable format is a representation of data or information that can be naturally read by humans.

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The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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List of Unix commands

This is a list of Unix commands as specified by IEEE Std 1003.1-2008, which is part of the Single UNIX Specification (SUS).

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The megabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Metric prefix

A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or fraction of the unit.

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ncdu ('''NC'''curses Disk Usage) is a disk utility for Unix systems.

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Rm (Unix)

rm (short for remove) is a basic UNIX command used to remove objects such as files, directories and symbolic links from filesystems and also special files such as device nodes, pipes and sockets.

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Single UNIX Specification

The Single UNIX Specification (SUS) is the collective name of a family of standards for computer operating systems, compliance with which is required to qualify for using the "UNIX" trademark.

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Unix (trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, development starting in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Du_(Unix)

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