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Old 08-16-2001
find the file by size

Hi,

Can somebody PLEASE help me.
Suppose I want to find a file which has largest no of bytes in a particular directory, How do i do that.
ls -s will give the size of Blocks.

But I want the largest sized file and in bytes or KB OR MB.

tHANKS IN advanvce.
Bye

Rooh
Smilie
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Old 08-16-2001
ls -l | awk '{print $5,$9}' | sort -n

Regards.
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