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repquota [options] [filesystem]

System administration command. Generate a report on disk usage and quotas for the specified filesystem.



Generate report for all filesystems in /etc/mtab that support quotas.


Translate UIDs and GIDs in batches. (Faster for /etc/passwd.)


Translate UIDs and GIDs individually. (Faster for database lookups.)

-F format

Report on quotas for the specified format. (See quota for valid formats.)


Report group quotas.


Ignore automount mount points.


Use UIDs and GIDs instead of names. (Generates faster reports.)


Interpret target parameters as process IDs (default).


Report sizes in more human-readable units.


Truncate user and group names to 9 characters.


Report user quotas. (This is the default.)

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