largest() { dir=${1:-"./"}; count=${2:-"10"}; echo "Getting top $count largest files in $dir"; du -sx "$dir/"* | sort -nk 1 | tail -n $count | cut -f2 | xargs -I file du -shx file; }

Get top N files in X directory

You can simply run "largest", and list the top 10 files/directories in ./, or you can pass two parameters, the first being the directory, the 2nd being the limit of files to display. Best off putting this in your bashrc or bash_profile file
Sample Output
$ largest
Getting top 10 largest files in ./
711M	./Havoc.2005.UNRATED.DVDRip.XviD-PuRE
719M	./Lincoln 2012
799M	./[ www.UsaBit.com ] - Here Comes the Boom (2012) BluRay 720p 800MB Ganool.mkv
950M	./Watchmen
1.2G	./Sucker Punch
1.4G	./The Buried Life
1.4G	./Stop-Loss
2.5G	./Django Unchained 2012 DVDSCR X264 AAC-P2P
 14G	./Justified Season 2 Complete 720p
 15G	./Justified Season 1 Completed 720p

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