tdu – top disk usage

Top Disk Usage. You want to know what is using all your disk space?

This command-line tool estimates the disk space occupied by all files in a given path.

It displays a sorted list of the biggest items. The estimation method is similar to the ‘du -skx’ command from GNU Coreutils package.

tdu is free and open source software.

Developer: Joseph Paul
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


 Usage: tdu [options] [directory]

  -b int
        Number of big files shown (default 8)
        Maximize console window (on Windows only)
  -d int
        Number of access denied directories shown (default 0)
  -e int
        Number of empty directories shown (default 0)
  -f int
        Number of devices shown (default 0)
        Print sizes in human readable format.
        Use --human=false to print in kilobytes instead. (default true)
  -l int
        Number of depth1 items shown (default 15)
        Show the GNU General Public License V2
        Show deepest and longest paths
  -o string
        Export result to Ncdu's JSON format
  -s int
        Number of file status errors shown (default 0)
  -t int
        Number of sockets and named pipes shown (default 0)
        Program info and usage

tdu is written in Go. Learn Go with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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