Directories with maximum number of files

2018-12-10 1 min read bash
Lot of times, I want to find the directories with maximum number of files and so I wrote this quick function to do exactly the same function count_lines () { oldIFS=$IFS count=0 IFS=$'\n' dir=${1:-.} cd $dir find . -type d |while read line do echo -n "$(find $line -type f |wc -l) $line" echo printf "Directories :: %8d\r" $count >&2 ((count++)) done|sort -n IFS=$oldIFS } # ---------- end of function count_lines ----------

mv command with progress

2018-03-19 1 min read bash
When moving large files/directories, I would like to see the progress. Idea for this is to use rsync with progress and remove source files. But that option does not remove the empty directories left behind so find command to delete that. So, here is function for that: mv-progress () { rsync -ah --progress --remove-source-files "$1" "$2"; find "$1" -empty -delete }

Disk usage by file type

2015-11-30 1 min read Fedora Learning
Trying to find the total usage for each of the file types by extension, then here is a quick bash function for you : disk_usage_type () { find . -name '*'$1 -ls | awk ' BEGIN{ a[0]="Bytes"; a[1]="KB"; a[2]="MB"; a[3]="GB"; } {sum+=$7; files++;} END{ print "Total sum is ::\t" sum; print "Total files ::\t" files; while (sum > 1024) { sum=sum/1024; count++; }; print sum" "a[count]; }' } Just define the function in one of your bash startup files. Continue reading