On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 07:52:38AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: > On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 20:08:18 -0700, Christopher Chambers > <ccha...@interchange.ubc.ca> wrote: > > Is there an easy way to analyze disk usage to determine which files and > > folders are taking up the most space? > > See "man du". Just for terminology: In UNIX (so in FreeBSD), there > are no folders. Folders are made of paper and reside in a cabinet. :-) > > These are called directories. > > You don't call files "sheets of paper" either, do you? :-)
YES!! I'm probably too up-tight about the use of "folder", but it just seems like waaaaaay too much stupiding-down of the std Unix terminology. ([I thought I was the only one]. And yes, there are things of greater gravitas to be ticked off about!) gary > [ ... ] > > > -- > Polytropon > >From Magdeburg, Germany > Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 > Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org The 2.41a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"