discus: This is how it’s supposed to work

A few weeks ago I was whining because cdf wouldn’t behave like I knew it could — correction: like I knew it had. Here’s discus, which might be closer to what I was wanting.

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That’s what I look for in a “graphical” disk usage monitor. Very nicely done. Clean columns, adjustable significant digits, pick your unit of size, and best of all … color!

Okay, I harp on color sometimes … all the time. πŸ™„ It’s a small thing I enjoy seeing.

That aside, discus does what I wanted, gives me clean output, handles most every instance without getting confused, and gives me enough customization to make me happy.

There’s not much more to say about a program which just shows disk usage. But there are good ways and bad ways to do that. As you will see later. … 😐

2 thoughts on “discus: This is how it’s supposed to work

    1. K.Mandla Post author

      No, no, that would be cheating. πŸ˜‰ It’s on my list for the N section. I’ll keep everyone in suspense. …

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