Which files/dirs waste my disk space

du -aB1m|awk '$1 >= 100'
Useful for analyzing disk usage. If you prefer GUI try http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filelight or http://www.marzocca.net/linux/baobab/
Sample Output
snd:~/trunk$ du -aB1m|awk '$1 >= 100'
130     ./webdev-tools
178     ./videos/peepcode-027-emacs.mov
102     ./videos/LispCast/Reddit Clone Episode 8 -- Continuations.flv
182     ./videos/LispCast/Reddit Clone Episode 3.flv
879     ./videos/LispCast
1010    ./videos
2138    .

By: karatatar
2009-08-01 20:16:33

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What Others Think

Or ncurses-based, try ncdu: http://dev.yorhel.nl/ncdu
bwoodacre · 556 weeks and 5 days ago

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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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