How to get the set of files size as a sum in a directory.

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Old 11-11-2011
Java How to get the set of files size as a sum in a directory.


Can someone help me to get the complete files size (sum) over a perod time (1 day,2days)in a directory.

Directory :ABC
I have a1,a2,a3 files are created in last 24 hours so I need to get the some of all these files.

I am using the below find command but its giving me the individual size.
find . -name "*" -type f -mtime -1 -exec du -sh {} \;
596K ./a1
247M ./a2
8.0K ./a3

I need the total size to be displayed as 247.58 MB

Can you pls let me know if there is any command for it.

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Old 11-11-2011
$ find . -name "*" -type f -mtime -1 -exec du -sk {} \; | nawk '{sum+=$1} END {print sum/1024" MB"}'

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