Finding space hogs

I know this is a common post out there, as a google search will bring this up multiple times, but here it is anyway. A great alias to set up on your system to aid in finding space hogs in a given filesystem or directory is as follows:

alias ducks=’du -cks * |sort -rn |head -11′

Add the aliases to whichever file you keep them in (.bashrc, .aliases, etc)  and then run ‘ducks’ for output similar to this: Continue reading “Finding space hogs”