show large folders and files, including hidden

du -shc .[^.]* * | grep [MG]
shows only folders, that are MB or GB in total size

By: rubo77
2010-07-06 10:13:18

What Others Think

Why running "du" twice? What about files like ".123unseen"? I recommend this instead: du -shc .[^.]* * | grep [MG]
John_W · 476 weeks and 2 days ago
thx, that was what i was searching for (before i had du -shc .[a-z]*|grep [MG];du -shc *|grep [MG] )
rubo77 · 461 weeks and 1 day 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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