DaisyDisk Alternatives for Linux

    DaisyDisk is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DaisyDisk and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DaisyDisk are ncdu (Free, Open Source), JDiskReport (Free), Filelight (Free, Open Source) and K4DirStat (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 26, 2021

    1. Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer is a graphical application to analyse disk usage in any Gnome environment. Disk Usage Analyzer can easily scan device volumes or a specific user-requested directory branch (local or remote).
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      ultome It's powerful and very nice graphically
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      windows-based when Daisy Disk is Mac
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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    2. A disk usage analyzer with an ncurses interface, aimed to be run on a remote server where you don't have an entire gaphical setup, but have to do with a simple SSH connection.
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    3. JDiskReport enables you to understand how much space the files and directories consume on your disk drives, and it helps you find obsolete files and folders.
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      Almost everyone thinks JDiskReport is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Features: Scan local, remote or removable disks. Configurable color schemes. File system navigation by mouse clicks. Information about files and directories on hovering. Files and directories can be copied or removed directly from the context menu.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      K4DirStat, fork of KDirStat , is a small utility program that sums up disk usage for directory trees, very much like the Unix 'du' command. It displays the disk space used up by a directory tree, both numerically and graphically.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      GdMap is a tool which allows to visualize disk space. Ever wondered why your hard disk is full or what directory and files take up most of the space? With GdMap these questions can be answered quickly.
    4. Free open-source cross-platform file & directory statistics as found on Github - Generate a directory tree for any given folder - View any folder as colored rectangles (squarified algorithm) - Customize the rectangle colors and show statistics about filetypes - Export...
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    5. Duc is a collection of tools for inspecting and visualizing disk usage. Duc scales quite well, it has been tested on systems with more than 500 million files and several petabytes of storage.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A disk usage free utility for Linux.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      xdiskusage is a user-friendly program to show you what is using up all your disk space. It is based on the design of xhttp://alternativeto.net/software/xdu/ written by Phillip C. Dykstra <dykstra at ieee dot org & gt.
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