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Old 03-13-2008, 10:43 AM   #1
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Post printing filesizes greater than 1 mb

Hi all ,
I need to print the filesizes and files in my home directory which are greater than 1 Mb . preferably both the filesizes and the file path
i tried

du -h ~ | awk '{print $1}' | grep M

It gives me just the first column , but i got all the indicator containing M as suffix , indicating they are greater than a MB .
then i tried

du -h | awk '{print $1 , $2}' | grep M

But it grep's all the file names which contains the letter 'm' in it and the out put contains files like .
68K ./Equitywatch/HTMLs/Appa
92K ./Equitywatch/HTMLs/Ramesh
all I need is like , it should grep the 'M's from the first column , and also prints out both first and second column .

14M ./.thunderbird/vtqnx8nq.default/ImapMail/mailhost
14M ./.thunderbird/vtqnx8nq.default/ImapMail
for the entire home directory

can some one helps me out framing the arguments so that the out willbe like the one above
Old 03-13-2008, 10:53 AM   #2
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find . -size +1M -exec ls -lh {} \;
Old 03-13-2008, 11:16 AM   #3
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Thanks Agrouf .

Merci ..

That was great
i used this to achieve my kinda output .

find . -size +1M -exec ls -lh {} \; | awk '{print $5 , $8}'

Thanks for the swift response .


awk, du, grep

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