Returns top ten (sub)directories with the highest number of files

find . -type d | while read dir ; do num=`ls -l $dir | grep '^-' | wc -l` ; echo "$num $dir" ; done | sort -rnk1 | head
A lot of files in one dir is not so cool for filesystem.

By: stderr
2012-12-13 13:13:16

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