- du - Estimate file space usage
- sort - Sort lines of text files or given input data
- head - Output the first part of files i.e. to display the n largest files/directories
sudo du -a / | sort -n -r | head -n 10Of course this can be used on various directories as well, like usr or var:
sudo du -a /usr | sort -n -r | head -n 10NOTE: This works on all flavors or Linux, UNIX and BSD as well - just drop sudo.
sudo du -a /var | sort -n -r | head -n 10