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I use this on debian testing, works like the other sorted du variants, but i like small numbers and suffixes :)
Probably only works with GNU du and modern perls.
Very useful for finding the largest files and subdirectories at any given point. Any user can run it from current location just when need to know their largest files and subtdirectories from a certain point down as well.
A simple way using a for loop
Use this as a quick and simple alternative to the slightly verbose "du -s --max-depth=1"
Recursively searches current directory and outputs sorted list of each directory's disk usage to a text file.