How to find the largest files on Linux ?

Most of us have installed tens of applications in our machines. As time goes on, many files will get bigger and bigger and your disk space will start to shrink. It is therefore important to know the files or directories that are eating up your machine disk space.The good news is that you can very easily find out the files with the biggest sizes in a particular directory in your Ubuntu & sld (similar linux distros). In this article, you will learn different methods to find out the largest files in your system