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List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location

Terminal - List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location
du . | sort -nr | awk '{split("KB MB GB TB", arr); idx=1; while ( $1 > 1024 ) { $1/=1024; idx++} printf "%10.2f",$1; print " " arr[idx] "\t" $2}' | head -25
2012-12-03 02:59:13
User: agas
Functions: awk du head printf sort
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List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location

Lists the size in human readable form and lists the top 25 biggest directories/files

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Terminal - Alternatives
sudo du -ks $(ls -d */) | sort -nr | cut -f2 | xargs -d '\n' du -sh 2> /dev/null
2009-08-17 22:21:09
User: Code_Bleu
Functions: cut du ls sort sudo xargs
Tags: disk usage
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This allows the output to be sorted from largest to smallest in human readable format.

du -sh */
du -sch ./*
du -a --max-depth=1 | sort -n
du --max-depth=1|sort -n|cut -f2|tr '\n' '\0'|xargs -0 du -sh 2>/dev/null

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