Useful Linux Commands to sort, list and find in directoriesA list of some useful Linux commands to sort, list and find in directories.
Top 5 largest directories in a folder
$ du -a | sort -n -r | head -n 5
Display the Top 100 newly modified directories
$ ls -lt | head -n 10
Total size of each directory
//To print on screen $ du -sh * //To output to a file $ du -sh * > filesizes.txt