find directory with most inodes/files

find / -xdev -printf '%h\n' | sort | uniq -c | sort -k 1 -n | tail
Find which directory in one filesystem that contains most inodes or files.
Sample Output
    531 /usr/share/man/man8
    567 /usr/share/bash-completion/completions
    567 /usr/share/vim/vim74/syntax
    654 /usr/share/doc
    953 /usr/bin
    969 /usr/share/man/man1
   1089 /usr/src/linux-headers-3.13.0-93-generic/include/linux
   1089 /usr/src/linux-headers-3.13.0-93/include/linux
   1377 /usr/src/linux-headers-3.13.0-93-generic/include/config
   1424 /igor/models/v1/prospect_list
   1519 /igor/models/v1/seat
   2772 /igor/models/v1/site_pool
   3018 /var/lib/dpkg/info
   3051 /usr/share/man/man3

By: Raboo
2019-05-24 12:01:30

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