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Re: System warning that "/var" is almost full

On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 02:12:51PM +0200, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
Le 30/04/2019 à 07:35, Ben Finney a écrit :
You can see them sorted by size with:

    $ du --max-depth=1 /var | sort --numeric-sort

The ‘-h’ (‘--human-readable’) is useful as its name implies; but it has
the disadvantage of being difficult to visually compare between lines.
Better to use absolute numbers if you want to compare accurately.

You can use '-h' in both 'du' and 'sort'.

du -hxd1 /some/path | sort -h

Or just use du -m (megabytes) which makes numbers that are short enough to actually read, but consistent from line to line.