du -sh `ls -p | grep /`

List complete size of directories (do not consider hidden directories)

By: sarcilav
2010-04-11 02:53:51

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Thanks man!, it is always good to know that there are more than one way to do the same thing. We are always learning
netkavu · 423 weeks and 3 days ago
Just a quick note for zsh users: You can simply write du -sh *(/) Explanation: "*(/)" is like "*" but expands only directories. Similarly, "*(.)" expands ony plain files (i.e. doesn't include directories). There are many more qualifiers supported by zsh; a closer look at the manual page is well worth it.
inof · 423 weeks and 3 days ago
Yes it is true, you simple can run du -sh */
sarcilav · 423 weeks and 3 days ago
Tiny problem with this one... it doesn't handle directories with whitespaces in their name. More of an issue for Cygwin users than anything else, but just thought it was worth a mention.
costa24 · 423 weeks and 2 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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