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Is my Mac 256 GB or 512 GB according to diskutil and “About this Mac” images posted below?

That system has 256 GB of storage. According to both of those screenshots you do not have 512 GB storage on that Mac. There is only 256 GB of storage. The easiest way to see this is via the “About ...
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Is my Mac 256 GB or 512 GB according to diskutil and “About this Mac” images posted below?

If your seller has just run df to check the size and naively taken the largest figure, then that's maybe why they reckoned it was 512GB. That's really giving the benefit of the doubt to the seller ...
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256 GB SSD slower then 512 GB SSD. Why?

SSDs are made up of so called storage modules (NAND chips). These NAND chips can differ in size. The "old" M1 MacBook Air had 2x128GB to achieve the total 256GB storage, the new one only has ...
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Unable to resize an APFS container partition to make use of free space

I suspect you will not be able to. The GPT shows a block of 60.6 GB of free space before the disk0s2 partition. When you are asking diskutil to resize the disk0s2 container to the end of available ...
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How Long Does fsck_hfs take for a 3TB external HDD?

If it had encountered an errors, it would have printed a message about that error - so the absence of such error messages is a good sign. Note that you have chosen to use the -S parameter, which ...
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Diagnosing runaway system storage when OmniDiskSweeper fails

a short (for sure improvable) introduction to regaining storage space on an internal drive you should use the manage-function Apple provides to get a rough impression what’s occupying storage. Images,...
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Diagnosing runaway system storage when OmniDiskSweeper fails

<rant>6.6GB is already critically low remaining space. You need 10-15% free space at minimum, but ironically even more if you only have a small disk. For a teeny 128GB drive, I would be looking ...
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