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i have plenty of empty directories and i wonder if there's a way to display actual direcory sizes (after some sort of scan maybe) in MC

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Others already answered Ctrl-Space, but since you mention empty dirs, you may also find this non-MC tip useful: find . -type d -empty. Or even find . -depth -type d -empty -delete (but be careful: some empty dirs are important). – mivk Jun 6 '12 at 21:19

press ctrl + space on current directory and this will show it size. Also you can use visual select to apply this command on multiply items.

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That is right!! – gavenkoa Sep 23 '12 at 9:53

Just go to "Command" menu and select "Show directory sizes" in desired root directory.

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i must have been blind. thanks a lot ;) – choseh Mar 14 '11 at 14:08

I would use gt5 for that.

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