Display 6 largest installed RPMs sorted by size (descending)

rpm -qa --qf '%{SIZE} %{NAME}\n' | sort -nr | nl | head -6 # six largest RPMs
Low on disk space? Check the largest installed RPMs for delete canditates.
Sample Output
$ rpm -qa --qf '%{SIZE} %{NAME}\n' | sort -nr | nl | head -6 # six largest RPMs
     1	783535706 ibm-notes-editors
     2	396131310 ibm-notes-notesplugin
     3	354961772 clipart-openclipart
     4	238607804 ibm-notes-framework
     5	136072442 openoffice.org-core
     6	117823438 libboost-devel

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By: mpb
2009-03-15 22:18:17

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