List all the rpms by size – quick way to find out what is eating your disk space in root partition

2010-10-13 1 min read bash Fedora
Here is a quick command to check the list of installed packages by their size in reverse order. Very useful if you want to remove unwanted rpms just to clean up some space on your disk: 1 <td> <div class="text codecolorer"> rpm -q -a --qf "%10{SIZE}\t%{NAME}\n" | sort -k1,1nr |more </div> </td> </tr> Sample output: 78070452 kernel 78060477 kernel 50708634 jre 50316408 libgcj 48581593 wireshark 47778643 gimp 47674675 jre Continue reading