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Re: [vox-tech] Disk Space Mystery
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Re: [vox-tech] Disk Space Mystery

Pete said:
> in any event, check out the man page for du.


  * To see which directories take up the most room first:

    du | sort -n -r | less

    (-n to sort numerically            (1, 12, 19, 110, 1500)
     instead of by ascii string values (1, 110, 12, 1500, 19))

    (-r to reverse sort (largest numbers first))

You can also use "-h" for human-readable.  The problem here is, you
can't safely sort.  (1.2M would appear to be less than 8.0K ;) )

Instead, when sorting, try sending "-k" to "du" to show kilobytes,
or "-m" for megs.

Good luck!


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