dpigs - Show which installed packages occupy the most space
sorts the installed packages by size and outputs the largest ones.
Per default dpigs displays the largest 10 packages. You can change this value
by using the -n
option (see "OPTIONS"). The information is
taken from the dpkg status file with grep-status
- -n, --lines=N
- Display the N largest packages on the system (default
- -s, --status=FILE
- Use FILE instead of the default dpkg status file
(which is /var/lib/dpkg/status currently).
- -S, --source
- Display the largest source packages of binary packages
installed on the system.
- -H, --human-readable
- Display package sizes in human-readable format (like ls -lh
or du -h)
- -h, --help
- Display some usage information and exit.
Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com>
This manpage was written by Frank Lichtenheld <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copyright (C) 2001 Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com>.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.
On Debian systems, a copy of the GNU General Public License version 2 can be
found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2