How to find files that are eating up disk space

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed Dec 17 18:06:45 UTC 2008

why not

du|sort -r|head -20

and you get 20 largest

> I should probably have mentioned that what I currently do is run
> 	du -h -d0 /
> and gradually work my way down the tree, until I find the directory that is 
> hogging disk space. This works, but is not exactly efficient.
> -- John
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