How to sort folder by size on unix (ascending order)

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I  am wondering how to sort folder by size (asending order) on unix (solaris, linux , hp-ux)
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raysonleeCommented:
ls -r -S -l directoryname
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sjm_eeCommented:
Use "du" to get the total size of all the files in the subtree and sort, for example:

du -sk /dir/* | sort -rn | head
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