Over a million developers have joined DZone.

Ubuntu - Find Large Files

I use this code on my Ubuntu dapper and hardy servers to track down large files that are using disk space.  This script requires modification to work on some other operating systems such as CentOS.  The awk arguments may need changing.

find / -type f -size +k -exec ls -lh {} \; | awk '{ print $8 ": " $5 }'

The best of DZone straight to your inbox.

Please provide a valid email address.

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}