Getting the size of all files and folders inside the current directory can be done by typing:  ls | xargs du -s -BM Get filesize in descending order from all files in a recursive folder structure find . -type f -exec du -a -h –max-depth=100 {} + | sort -hr Another quite handy tool is ncdu. It provides you the disc usage in a graphical way on the shell. Install it like this: sudo apt-get install ncdu List folders bigger…