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List subfolders from largest to smallest with sizes in human readable form

Terminal - List subfolders from largest to smallest with sizes in human readable form
du -hd1 | sort -hr
2013-09-08 01:32:23
User: while0pass
Functions: du sort
List subfolders from largest to smallest with sizes in human readable form


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Very nice. I hadn't known that GNU's version of du had a -d/--max-depth option. I'd grown up on a UNIX that only had -s/--summarize and I often type

du -sh * | sort -h

I'm definitely going to start using your formulation. Although, I probably will leave off reversing the sort. If there are many subdirectories, isn't it better to let the small ones to scroll off the top of the screen and have the most important ones right above the current command prompt?

Comment by hackerb9 239 weeks and 6 days ago

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