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Re: Can somebody explain this? du & ls showing different sizes



In article <60fdb1ad0902151205v6ef67c07v128f0c88f5895240 mail gmail com>,
Vijay Gill  <fedora-list redhat com> wrote:

>Running du -h tells that the file occupies 512M but ls -l tells that
>the file is a lot smaller.

Apples and oranges. You get the file *size* with ls and the disk usage
with du. They aren't the same thing.

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