I often deal with full hard drives over SSH. And surprisingly, it's tricky to get a good number for disk usage, without installing any third party packages.
But here it is, my most used alias:
alias used='du -sch .[!.]* * 2>/dev/null | sort -h'
Put it in the
~/.bashrc or similar profile file.
🔗 Example output
P.s. The title of the article was not originally intended to be a pun.