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Show biggest files/directories, biggest first with 'k,m,g' eyecandy

Terminal - Show biggest files/directories, biggest first with 'k,m,g' eyecandy
du --max-depth=1 | sort -r -n | awk '{split("k m g",v); s=1; while($1>1024){$1/=1024; s++} print int($1)" "v[s]"\t"$2}'
2009-02-24 11:03:08
User: hans
Functions: awk du sort
Show biggest files/directories, biggest first with 'k,m,g' eyecandy

I use this on debian testing, works like the other sorted du variants, but i like small numbers and suffixes :)


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Some du versions have a -h option that gives you suffixes.

Comment by fastolfe 477 weeks and 5 days ago

Yeah, but then you cannot get stuff sorted correctly, afaik.

Comment by unixmonkey1790 477 weeks and 5 days ago

I always do that!!! but in an ugly way (and y sort with -t...) so thanks a lot!!

Now, you've a thanks in my .bashrc ;}

Comment by lhb 477 weeks and 5 days ago

Cool :)

I like this. I keep my config files in a git repo to sync stuff i hack between different machines, but this is so useful for others.

Comment by hans 477 weeks and 4 days ago

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