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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4347- February 4, 2014 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4347- February 4, 2014

LISTING FILES BY SIZE



If you want to have a listing of the
files sorted by size, you can use the
following command(s), it will list
the files in decrease order. if you
need to do the same thing recursively,
you could use the second one.

ls -l | grep ^- | sort -nr -k 5 | more

ls -lR | grep ^- | sort -nr -k 5 | more




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