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February 21, 2009

How to finding out which directory is the largest on your device

Filed under: user tipstricks — Antonio Portuesi @ 4:43 pm
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How many time did you try to know exactly which is the living-to-eat-some-space directory on your hard drive?

No matter what system/distro you have, that could be a issue for you as a faithful user of Ubuntu, OpenSuSE, Slackware, Gentoo and so on.

Either you have a unique partition or a multi partition system the following code might be useful for your purpose.

user@pc:~$ du -S | sort -n

Have a try and reclaim your free space!

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