File count into directories

find / -type d | while read i; do ls $i | wc -l | tr -d \\n; echo " -> $i"; done | sort -n
Show file count into directories. Usefull when you try to find hugh directories that elevate system CPU (vmstat -> sy)
Sample Output
76 -> /opt/node-v6.9.1-linux-x64/include/node/openssl
82 -> /opt/node-v6.9.1-linux-x64/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules
97 -> /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6
152 -> /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6/chart/styles

By: Zort
2017-05-12 00:02:43

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What Others Think

Hi Zort, Your script really works on filesystems where there isn't SPACEs in filenames or directory names. Maybe you need to adjust to fix this.
GilsonSoares · 231 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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