Install Disk Usage Analyzer on Raspberry Pi

Disk Usage Analyzer

Ever wonder where you put that big file, or why your SD card is full? Now you can, with a glance at a pie chart.
To run: Menu -> System Tools -> Disk Usage Analyzer
To run in a terminal: baobab

Fortunately, Disk Usage Analyzer is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Disk Usage Analyzer.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bullseye.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3 and the Pi 4.
Disk Usage Analyzer will run on either PiOS 32-bit or 64-bit.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Disk Usage Analyzer

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Disk Usage Analyzer.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the System Management category.

Now scroll down to find Disk Usage Analyzer in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Disk Usage Analyzer for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at