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2answers
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dot instead of comma as thousand separator

I read about --blocksize for ls to get a thousands separator. However my computer gives me dot (.) and not comma (,): $ ls -l --block-size="'1" total 11.893.190.656 -rw------- 1 carlah users ...
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1answer
234 views

How to hide file size using ls command

I need to list some files in a directory using the ls command, but I need to also to hide the file sizes. How can I do that with the ls command?
6
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1answer
621 views

Why could the size of the “dot” file “.” exceed 4096?

Today I found an "empty" directory with a size of 4MB. It had no visible contents, so I tried ls -lah. This showed me some hidden files (not very large). Searching for the reason why the directory ...
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3answers
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What does size of a directory mean in output of 'ls -l' command?

What does size of a directory mean in output of ls -l command?