[Techtalk] Making room for Oracle

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Fri Nov 29 00:30:53 EST 2002

On Thu, Nov 28, 2002, Maria Blackmore wrote:
> In a similar vein to the above, you can use it without the -h option,
> and then run it through "sort -rn" with a pipe as above, as Telsa
> suggested, possibly with the aid of "less"

Or you could pipe through "sort -n" which won't reverse the results,
meaning that the largest results will be at the bottom of the output and
you won't have to scroll up far. If you only want to see the X largest,
piping it through "head" or "tail" as appropriate works nicely too.


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