How to find large files recursively

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Posted on 2012-12-18


Problem

I must find all large files in a directory and all subdirectories recursively.

Solution

You use the shell command:
find . -size +<size>[k|m|g] -exec du -h {} \;

...then, for files bigger than 20Mb, you type:
find . -size +20000k -exec du -h {} \;

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