Space Used by Directory Tree

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Can someone tell me how I can determine how much space (blocks) have been used by a given directory tree?

I periodically need to know how much space is consumed by a directory and all of its files and subdirectories and their files in either KB or blocks. I have tried df and du but these do not help me.

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Old 07-22-2002
Check the man page for the du command.
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