On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Patrick O'Connor
<patrick.oconnor at sysadmin.ie> wrote:
> 2010/1/20 Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - <ompaul at eircom.net>
>>> Patrick O'Connor wrote:
>>>>> 2010/1/19 Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - <ompaul at eircom.net>
>>>>>> du -cks * | sort -rn
>>>>>>>>>>> That's one hell of an itch scratched! Having great fun trying it out on my
>>> boxen! (Sad I know)
>>>> no that was not sad, that was intuitive, this is sad:
>>>> and you think that is sad try this version
>> du -cks * | sort -rn | head -11
>>>> and then for added being a fun person
>>>> alias ducks='du -cks * | sort -rn | head -5'
>>>> For top comedy value (and readability) you could give the alias a funny
>> alias ducksh ='du -cksh * | sort -rn | head -5'
alias quack='du -cksh * | sort -rn | head -5'
>>>>> Top five disk hogs
>>>> You could of course change your head to tail after you dropped the -r in
>> sort but why bother. :)
>>>> Happy Wednesday.
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