Disk Usage Analyzer
Screenshot of Disk Usage Analyzer
|Original author(s)||Fabio Marzocca|
|Stable release||3.36.4 (8 July 2020 )|
|Preview release||3.37.3 (7 July 2020 )|
|License||GNU General Public License|
Disk Usage Analyzer is a graphical disk usage analyzer for GNOME. It was part of gnome-utils, but was split off for GNOME 3.4. It was originally named Baobab after the Adansonia tree. The software gives the user a menu-driven, graphical representation of what is on a disk drive. The interface allows for selection of specific parts of filesystem being scanned so a single folder, the entire filesystem, and even remote folders and filesystems can be scanned. The graphical representation can be switched between a ring chart and a treemap chart so the presentation can be tailored to the specific content being scanned.
- For Windows: SpaceSniffer; WinDirStat
- For Linux/Unix: KDirStat, which inspired WinDirStat; QDirStat, and K4DirStat, based on KDirStat; GdMap; Filelight; ncdu
- For macOS: Disk Inventory X, inspired by WinDirStat; GrandPerspective
- Kitouni, Abderrahim (8 July 2020). "GNOME 3.36.4 Released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 9 July 2020.
- Catanzaro, Michael (7 July 2020). "GNOME 3.37.3 released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 8 July 2020.
- GnomeUtils - GNOME Live!
- "Disk Usage Analyzer for GNOME". Retrieved 25 December 2011.
- "Baobab Usage". Retrieved 25 December 2011.
- "Baobab Shows". Retrieved 25 December 2011.
- https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/SystemMonitor/MergeWithUsage SystemMonitor
- "Check Linux Disk Space from Terminal & Graphic Interface". Retrieved 29 June 2019.
- "Disk Inventory X". Retrieved 1 Apr 2015.
The layout algorithm is based on KDirStat. The idea to develop this program came to me when a fellow of mine showed me his creation WinDirStat.
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