My desktop storage capacity reaches its limit.

How can I visualize my storage partition between files and apps (Android-like) to efficiently dig into the heaviest files?


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There are a few ways to do this, including du. A common graphical tool you can use is Baobab.

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    Another way to make use of [Baobab] is to open your terminal and type gksudo baobab. Feb 6, 2018 at 15:37

I prefer use this command line :

du -sh /home/user/*

The result show you the different children with the used space disk. You can of course changer the path with what you want to scan (/var, /opt, ...)

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