I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and the file manager changed; it's Files instead of Nautilus, and now there's no status bar where I can view the amount of disk space. I have a 120 GB SSD so I would very much like to see my disk space usage at all times. Is there any way to get the status bar back or are there alternative file managers which support the feature?


I had the same problem when upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 recently - and I wanted to see the free space on the partition. So after searching a while, I decided to code my own plugin that does just that, because I couldn't find anything that does that out of the box.

If it helps anyone, here is the link:


It displays the free GB amount in a text bar below the address bar.

For files I use Alt + Enter to see the file size and I am used to that.

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