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Show sorted list of files with sizes more than 1MB in the current dir

Terminal - Show sorted list of files with sizes more than 1MB in the current dir
ls -l | awk '$5 > 1000000' | sort -k5n
2009-11-20 21:18:45
User: cfajohnson
Functions: awk ls sort
Show sorted list of files with sizes more than 1MB in the current dir


There are 11 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
du -hs * | grep '^[0-9,]*[MG]' | sort -rn
du | sort -nr | cut -f2- | xargs du -hs
find . -maxdepth 1 -type f -size +1M -printf "%f:%s\n" | sort -t":" -k2

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1MB not exactly 1000000 isn't it?

Comment by unixmonkey7109 348 weeks and 3 days ago

Yes, it is.

1048576 is a Mebibyte.

Comment by cfajohnson 348 weeks and 2 days ago

Excellent command, I particularly like efficient use of awk instead of the usual grep or cut. ?

The ls -lR argument can be used to include subdirectories if the need arises.

Comment by zlemini 347 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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