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Date: 2010jan27
OS: Linux

Q.  How I can find the largest/biggest files in a folder?

A.  Use the -S option for ls that sorts by size.  I also like to use the
-h option that displays sizes in human-friendly format.  Then pipe
it to head which will display the top ten:

ls -lSh | head