Filelight is a free and open source disk usage checker application for Linux and Windows. Using this application you can visualize the disk usage on your computer in a beautiful manner. It scans local, removable and remote disks and you can navigate the directory or the files by your mouse. Get all the information about directories and files on hovering the image. It also comes with some other useful features like easily configurable colour schemes, copy, delete, re-scan, open terminal from the context menu.
How to Install Filelight on Ubuntu Linux
Filelight is available from default Ubuntu repository and flathub. Follow the below Filelight flatpak installation method for the latest version. If you don’t have then Install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now open the terminal command line software (ctrl+alt+t) and run below Filelight flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub org.kde.filelight
After the installation you can start Filelight using this command.
flatpak run org.kde.filelight
And uninstall using this command.
sudo flatpak uninstall org.kde.filelight
Install Filelight via APT:
In your terminal app run below commands to install the Filelight app.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install filelight
Start it using
And remove Filelight using this command.
sudo apt remove filelight