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du examples

How to Find Biggest Files and Directories in Linux

# du -a /home | sort -n -r | head -n 5

Find Largest Directories in Linux

# du -a | sort -n -r | head -n 5 # du -hs * | sort -rh | head -5 # du -Sh | sort -rh | head -5

Find Out Top File Sizes Only

# find -type f -exec du -Sh {} + | sort -rh | head -n 5 # find /home/tecmint/Downloads/ -type f -exec du -Sh {} + | sort -rh | head -n 5 # find /home/tecmint/Downloads/ -type f -printf “%s %p\n” | sort -rn | head -n 5

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linux/shell_commands/du.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/15 13:52 by tplecko