LINUX – Find Largest Files and directories – DU and FIND

Find Largest Files and directories

  I use these all the time, so I need a cheatsheet of it. Thanks NixCraft. Source of information: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/how-do-i-find-the-largest-filesdirectories-on-a-linuxunixbsd-filesystem/ method 1 (just using find):

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Linux “Sort” cant sort by human readable sizes – here is a fix – sorting with human readable sizes script

I got it from Nixcraft article here, so here is the source: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/how-do-i-find-the-largest-filesdirectories-on-a-linuxunixbsd-filesystem/ I mention this method in finding largest files articles (also sourced from above link):  Largest Files It looks like this:

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useful du aliases – disk usage aliases – for linux

Now on a system where -d doesnt work you need to use –max-depth instead:

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dir diff – ddiff & ddiffq – see if directories same with md5

I got my resource completely through here: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/12626/diff-two-directories-by-finding-and-comparing-the-md5-checksums-of-their-contents. First you need md5deep and sort (which comes with every linux, just not the md5deep program):

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Plex Plugins & Unsupported AppStore Plugin & Plex-Duplicates/Plexdoops

Random sections of plex info. Info on plugins Plex installs its plugins to a folder, plugins show up as channels within your Media Manager https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201106098-How-do-I-find-the-Plug-Ins-folder- https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201187656-How-do-I-manually-install-a-channel- To ensure correct install of plugin:Read More…