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Filelight

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Operating system  Linux/Unix
Type  Disk space analyzer
Filelight
Developer(s)  Max Howell, Martin Sandsmark
Initial release  January 12, 2004 (2004-01-12)
Stable release  15.08.1 / September 15, 2015; 17 months ago (2015-09-15)
License  GNU General Public License

Filelight is a KDE graphical disk usage analyzer, part of the KDE Utils package, which uses the sunburst chart technique to display disk usage. Instead of showing a tree view of the files within a partition or directory, or even a columns-represent-directories view like xdiskusage, it shows a series of concentric pie charts representing the various directories within the requested partition or directory and the amount of space they use (this method being known as a sunburst chart, ring chart, or multilevel pie chart). A user may also click on the pie chart segment representing a particular directory, and repeat the analysis for that directory, right click that segment to open a file manager or terminal emulator in that location, or copy to clipboard or delete the directory, and they may right click the segment representing a file to open it, copy it to the clipboard, or delete it.

References

Filelight Wikipedia


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