Simplest way to get size (in bytes) of a file

du -b filename

By: j_melis
2010-10-30 19:27:18

What Others Think

Let's see your code: du -b /bin/bash 926536 /bin/bash Please note that if you wanna get the size o a given file with scripts you need to apply a pipe like this way: du -b /bin/bash | cut -f1 926536
vlan7 · 539 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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