Locate large files on Linux

Show size of directories. The -h option prints the size in human readable format.

du -h --max=1 ./

We can use sort and tail to filter and only show the 10 largest files and directories. The -a option shows all files and directories.

du -ah ./ | sort -h | tail -n10

We can use the find command to show all files over xMB. In this case 100MB

fine . -type f -size +100M -print


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