Disk Usage Analyzer Has a Keen Eye for Sizing Up Space

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When I first left the Big Blue OS behind for the world of Linux, I wallowed in guesses over how my disk space was filling up. One thing that was hard to replace from my Windows XP days was the colorful pie chart of disk ingredients that resulted from right-clicking the lettered drive names.

Linux offers numerous solutions for guessing at the amount of space consumed. Or is that displayed percentage of the amount of free space remaining? And is that cryptic sdf2 a USB drive, hard drive partition or DVD device?

Let's face it, some aspects of the Linux GUI make desktop computing pretty sticky. I discovered a light at the end of the tunnel, the baobob home page.

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