BAOBAB(1) General Commands Manual BAOBAB(1)

baobab - A graphical disk usage analyzer for the GNOME desktop


baobab (a.k.a. Disk Usage Analyzer) is able to scan either specific folders (local and remote) or devices, in order to give the user a tree representation including each directory size or percentage in the branch. It also auto-detects any mounted/unmounted device. A graphical representation is also provided for any selected folder.

Do not skip directories on different file systems. Ignored if DIRECTORY is not specified.
Show command line options.
Output version information and exit.

Bugs should be reported to the GNOME issue tracker at

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June 2020