Quickly get summary of sizes for files and folders

du -sh *
Use this as a quick and simple alternative to the slightly verbose "du -s --max-depth=1"
Sample Output
336M	db83
6,2M	include
8,9M	lib
1,1G	logs
1,2M	man
4,6M	modules
3,3M	share

By: larsr
2009-02-05 16:39:14

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unixoid · 509 weeks and 4 days ago
Good article, but it would be better if in future you can share more about this subject. Keep posting guitar lessons
aegyjingoo · 42 weeks and 3 days ago
awesome. learned alot. keep posting more lifecoaching
looneyhans · 31 weeks and 2 days ago

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