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doubt in sort command

Post by Navitha on Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:31 pm

du | sort -nr

what does it mean

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Re: doubt in sort command

Post by Mahee on Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:45 pm

du will display the memory space allocated to the files in the current directory

the above command will sort the output of du command numerically (-n) but in reverse way so r is appended ( -nr)....
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