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Finds all files from / on down over specified size.

Terminal - Finds all files from / on down over specified size.
find / -type f -size +25M -exec ls -lh {} \; | awk '{ print $5 " " $6$7 ": " $9 }'
2009-02-16 12:27:48
User: darkon1365
Functions: awk find ls
Finds all files from / on down over specified size.

Very useful for finding all files over a specified size, such as out of control log files chewing up all available disk space. Fedora Core x specific version.


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On my system (Ubuntu 8.10) the $9 should be $8. Other than that, it works as advertised.

Comment by dbart 401 weeks ago

on Red Hat Enteprise linux 3 and 4 'M' is not an option for size argument.

Also, with -exec you are forking an ls process for every single file that match the query. A better alternative:

find / -type f -size +25M | xargs ls -lh | awk '{ print $5 " " $6$7 ": " $9 }'

Comment by berta 401 weeks ago

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