KDirStat Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to KDirStat for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. 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 KDirStat and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to KDirStat are ncdu (Free, Open Source), JDiskReport (Free), QDirStat (Free, Open Source) and Filelight (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 8, 2016

    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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    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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    4. QDirStat is a graphical application to show where your disk space has gone and to help you to clean it up. From the author of the original KDirStat.
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      • 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.
      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Freeware disk-space reporting tool. Disktective traces used space in folders and disks.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Disk usage or other tree data display program. Typical usage: `du -xm / | xdu -n` There's an enhanced decendent of xdu called xdiskusage by Bill Spitzak available on SourceForge.
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