A sorted summary of disk usage including hidden files and folders

du -ks .[^.]* * | sort -n
This command summarizes the disk usage across the files and folders in a given directory, including hidden files and folders beginning with ".", but excluding the directories "." and ".." It produces a sorted list with the largest files and folders at the bottom of the list
Sample Output
368832	.gradle
481120	.m2
582232	Music
621048	google-cloud-sdk
1039580	projects
1065824	Downloads
1252352	Google Drive
2630400	Dropbox
12854860	Library
15426716	VirtualBox VMs

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By: rdc
2015-05-08 12:26:34

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du: cannot access '.[^.]*': No such file or directory
kaleru · 159 weeks and 1 day ago
using current gnu tools you can change two switches to get the output in human friendly form du -hs .[^.]* * | sort -h
liminal · 159 weeks ago

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