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I have an account on my university's Unix server, but I don't know my quota. How can I check it from the command line??

I tried quota but seems not work.

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Which OS does the server run? You said unix but that is about as generic as windows (which could be windows 2, 3.1, 3.11, 95, 98, ... all the way up to win 8 preview) – Hennes Jul 22 '12 at 23:49

Give these a shot:

quote -v

du -ak | more

ls -l | more

(The last one is a more generic method)

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I think the first one should be quota not quote. Also try du -hs * - it will return the full (recursive) size of all the folders (and files) in the current directory. – Geoff Jan 27 '15 at 16:42

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