Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


du -k . display size wise


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers du -k . display size wise
# 1  
Old 08-25-2009
du -k . display size wise

Hi,
I want to display all the directories with ascending order in size. For example,

$ du -k .

1111111 ./dir1
222222222 ./dir2
333333333 ./dir3
444444444 ./dir4

How do i get the above desired result with du -k . command?

Thanks
# 2  
Old 08-25-2009
you can try this,

du -k | sort -n
 

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #301
Difficulty: Easy
Slackware was originally derived from the Software Linux System (SLS).
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Search string in multiple files and display column wise

I have 3 files. Each of those files have the same number of records, however certain records have different values. I would like to grep the field in ALL 3 files and display the output with only the differences in column wise and if possible line number File1 Name = Joe Age = 33... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sidnow
3 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

How to display file whose size is between 100 to 200 kb ???

help me (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sonu pandey
1 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Extract count of string in all files and display on date wise

Hi All, hope you all are doing well! I kindly ask you for shell scripting help, here is the description: I have huge number of files shown below on date wise, which contains different strings(numbers you can say) including 505001 and 602001. ... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: VasuKukkapalli
14 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

Display the Filename and Size of a File

Hello, all! Working in a Bourne shell. What command would list the filename and size of a file if the size of the file had to be bigger than $a and smaller than $b? Output (if $a is 10 bytes and $b is 50 bytes):test1.txt 15 test2.txt 30 test3.txt 50 Thanks, Ann :p (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: LowlyIntern
3 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to display file name and its size ?

Suppose there are 3 files inside a directory, then i need to use display command which will display, the file name and its size. Is it possible? The output should llook like this only file1 1248 file2 3024 file3 3056 (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: sundaresanv
6 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Display directory size

Hi all, Is there any built in function that can display the content of a directory showing the size of directories? I want to see the content of a directory without recursion. I don't want to see the content of all subdirectories. I want to see the contained files with their size and the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: chebarbudo
6 Replies

7. AIX

Increasing screen display size

Hi, How can i increase the size of my display on AIX 5.3.What i mean is e.g if i do and ps -ef i would get some like: /data/app/oracle/product/10.2 /usr/bin/ksh /usr/local/bin/s i want it to show the whole thing on the screen without cutting it,because there is still space on the screen... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sellafrica1
0 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

display filesystem size that cross 75% as used

Hi Genius, I would like to display filesystem size that cross 75% as used using df -k. I would thank in advance for your answer. Thanks and Regards, HAA (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: HAA
2 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Display size

Hi Friends, I'm a Oracle Dba first time working in Solaris, i have worked on linux (redhat). I want to see the size of the particular directory e.g oracle and also the size of the database files. Thank you (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: shaan_dmp
1 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Display Directory Size - DF?

How can I display the size of a directory and contents witin a directory df only gives me the mounts (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: t4st33@mac.com
3 Replies

Featured Tech Videos