Disk Usage Analyser (also known as baobab) is a graphical, menu-driven application that you can use to view and monitor your disk usage and folder structure. It is a GNOME based application and a component module of the gnome-utils package.
Disk Usage Analyser can scan either the whole filesystem tree, or a specific user-requested directory branch (local or remote).
This utility also auto-detects in real-time any changes made to your home directory as far as any mounted/unmounted device. Disk Usage Analyser also provides a full graphical treemap window for each selected folder.
- Intuitive and simple to use.
- Full filesystem scan.
- Single folder scan.
- Remote scan via ssh, ftp, smb, http, and https.
- Graphical tree maps:
- Ring charts – a graphical representation of the disk usage by a concrete folder.
- Detailed list of disk usage according to directories.
- Monitoring of home directory.
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