filelight - graphically display disk usage
filelight [ path ]
filelight allows you to understand exactly where your disk space is
being used by graphically representing your file system as a set of
concentric segmented rings, where each segment subtends an angle
proportional to the disk space occupied by that file or directory.
You can specify a directory to scan on startup at the command line eg:
Starting at the root requires a scan of the entire directory tree,
which may take a while.
filelight is available in Konqueror under View | View Mode | RadialMap
Hover over segments
to find out more about the region of the file system it
Click on directories
to see them in more detail (recenter the display on that
Click on files
to launch in the appropriate viewer (as configured in
to open files/directories with Konqueror.
Right click on the center white circle
to manipulate the directory the view is centered about.
Enlarge the window
for more detail - small files are hidden at smaller window
du(1), df(1), fsviewer(1), gdmap(1), philesight(1), xcruiser(1).
Please report any bugs using the built-in bug reporter under the "help"
menu, or to either firstname.lastname@example.org or the forums at
filelight was written by Max Howell (email@example.com).
This manual page was written by J. R. Van Zandt, for the Debian project
(but may be used by others).
March 14, 2007