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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 ncdu, 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 Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer, QDirStat, JDiskReport and Filelight.

KDirStat alternatives are mainly Disk Usage Analyzers but may also be System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KDirStat.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • FreeBSD

KDirStat was a graphical disk usage utility based on KDE 3 libraries, The information provided is similar to the Unix...

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  1. 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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    Text-based, very minimalistic, no treemap, doesn't stay on one filesystem, can't do cleanups

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    Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • GNOME
    • Homebrew

    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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  3. QDirStat is a graphical application to show where your disk space has gone and to help you to clean it up.

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    Because it's the official designated successor, of course. Just look at the KDirStat home page (which still exists).

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    JDiskReport

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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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    Filelight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Filelight is an application to visualize the disk usage on your computer.

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    K4DirStat

    • 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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    GD Map

    • 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.

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    xdiskusage

    • 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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  9. Disktective

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Freeware disk-space reporting tool. Disktective traces used space in folders and disks.

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  10. xdu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Disk usage or other tree data display program. Typical usage: du -xm / | xdu -n

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