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When investigating what eats up all that disc space the dot-directories like like  .thunderbirdcache, .local and .thunderbird and the like usually evade a du call.

Here's how to get those too, and get sort the output sorted by eaten space:

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du -smc .[!.]* * |sort -n

Bonus hint: sort understands -h too:

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du -smc .[!.]* * |sort -h