Way to tell which folders take up the most HD Space?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by z400central, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. z400central macrumors regular

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    Hello All,

    Was interested in if there is a way to see what folders take up the most HD space.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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  3. WildPalms macrumors 6502a

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  4. furious macrumors 65816

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    what is the program that cleans out all the Pre-installed apple software on New macs. My parents brought a new mac mini and i would like to find them some more space. the only speak English so they don't need all the languages, they don't need garage band or anything like that. :eek:
     
  5. simsve macrumors newbie

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    Try the following command from a terminal window: sudo du -h -d 1 /

    It might take a little while as the command creates a recursive summary from the root. It may look something like this:

    JoeDoes-computer:~ user$ sudo du -h -d 1 /
    59M /.Spotlight-V100
    9.1M /.Trashes
    1.5K /.vol
    2.7G /Applications
    1.5K /automount
    6.6M /bin
    0B /cores
    2.0K /dev
    2.6G /Library
    2.0K /Network
    2.5G /private
    4.4M /sbin
    1.8G /System
    91G /Users
    490M /usr
    8.0K /Volumes
    101G /
    JoeDoes-computer:~ user$
     
  6. aspro macrumors 6502

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    You're after Monolingual.
     
  7. furious macrumors 65816

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