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SpaceSniffer Alternatives for Linux

SpaceSniffer is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. 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 SpaceSniffer and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SpaceSniffer are Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer, JDiskReport, Filelight and duf.

SpaceSniffer alternatives are mainly Disk Usage Analyzers but may also be System Cleaners or Duplicate File Finders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SpaceSniffer.
This page was last updated Feb 16, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

SpaceSniffer is a tool application that gives you an idea of how folders and files are structured on your disks. By using a...

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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.

  2. 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).

    Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer vs SpaceSniffer opinions
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    rectangle visualisation is no where near as useful

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  3. 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.

    JDiskReport vs SpaceSniffer opinions
    Most users think JDiskReport is a great alternative to SpaceSniffer.

    Pro: Very good hierarchical breakdown + pie chart of consumed space Con: Requires Java

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  4. Filelight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

  5. duf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A disk usage free utility for Linux.



  6. 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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  7. crossdirstat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Free open-source cross-platform file & directory statistics as found on Github

  8. 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.

  9. Disk Space Saver

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Disk Space Analyzer that saves hundreds of gigabytes!.

  10. PA Storage Monitor

    • Windows
    • Linux

    PA Storage Monitor shows what you are storing and supports your storage manager tasks. Many rich file reports, including file owner information available.

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