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Old 01-31-2006, 04:30 AM   #1
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what command can i use to find files of a certain size?


i have set up a linux Suse 9.3. The Parzition 1 is 4 GB big. But there are only 400 mb left, after 2 weeks.
Now i,d like to know what file uses so much space on the harddisk, but i donīt know how.
I tried ls and grep but i coulnd#t realy use this commands to look for files than are bigger than
e.g. 40 mb.

Can anybody tell me what to do?

Cheers Marcel
Old 01-31-2006, 04:43 AM   #2
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you can try this:
du -ks *| sort -n
If you have kde, you use konqueror and choose filesize view, its amazing
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Originally Posted by abutzki
i have set up a linux Suse 9.3. The Parzition 1 is 4 GB big.
Can anybody tell me what to do?

Cheers Marcel
With a "full-size" distro like SUSE, you will spend many hours tidying things up to fit in 4GB. I would get another drive---40GB is REALLY cheap these days.


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