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dpigs is in the package debian-goodies (debian/ubuntu)
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Requires the "wajig" package to be installed.
Calculates the size on disk for each package installed on the filesystem (or removed but not purged). This is missing the
| sort -rn
which would put the biggest packges on top. That was purposely left out as the command is slightly on the slow side
Also you may need to run this as root as some files can only be checked by du if you can read them ;)
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