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Display the size of all your home's directories

Terminal - Display the size of all your home's directories
du -sh ~/*
2010-11-05 10:20:16
Functions: du
1
Display the size of all your home's directories

Display the size (human reading) of all the directories in your home path (~).

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More useful is:

du -s ~/* | sort -n | tail

Will give you the biggest 10 directories in you home path

Comment by xplora1a 247 weeks and 1 day ago

Not all of them. Hidden directories are not shown. Especially in $HOME this can be a serious amount of space.

du -h --max-depth=1 ~

That also shows the total at the end. Change ~ to any directory or leave it out for the current directory.

Comment by houghi 247 weeks and 1 day ago

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