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List complete size of directories (do not consider hidden directories)

Terminal - List complete size of directories (do not consider hidden directories)
du -sh `ls -p | grep /`
2010-04-11 02:53:51
User: sarcilav
Functions: du grep
List complete size of directories (do not consider hidden directories)


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
du -hs */
2010-04-11 22:48:31
User: manurevah
Functions: du

why make it complicated ?

: ]


I just noticed someone else has posted this on this site before me (sorry I am now a duplicate :/)


du -hs /path/to/target
du --max-depth=1 | grep -v '\.\/\.'
du -sh * | grep -v '\.\/\.'

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Thanks man!, it is always good to know that there are more than one way to do the same thing.

We are always learning

Comment by netkavu 286 weeks and 2 days ago

Just a quick note for zsh users: You can simply write

du -sh *(/)

Explanation: "*(/)" is like "*" but expands only directories. Similarly, "*(.)" expands ony plain files (i.e. doesn't include directories). There are many more qualifiers supported by zsh; a closer look at the manual page is well worth it.

Comment by inof 286 weeks and 2 days ago

Yes it is true, you simple can run

du -sh */
Comment by sarcilav 286 weeks and 2 days ago

Tiny problem with this one... it doesn't handle directories with whitespaces in their name. More of an issue for Cygwin users than anything else, but just thought it was worth a mention.

Comment by costa24 286 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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