November 17, 2009

Tech Tip: Find Directories Over a Certain Size

It's fairly simple to find large files on your system using commands such as find, but if you're looking for directories over a certain size find won't help you. The Perl script presented here can help you track down those explosively large directories.

The script prints those directories under a given path whose size is above a certain threshold. It also allows you to exclude directories that match a certain pattern from consideration. The command accepts the following options...

Article Source Linux Journal
November 17, 2009, 8:16 am
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