Monitor free space on a file system. This runs as either a panel applet or a seperate window.

Screen shot of FreeFS


The basic install procedure is:

Make sure you have installed the required dependencies first.

Zero Install

ZeroInstall is a way of running programs without the need to install them. If you are a user of ZeroInstall then you can run FreeFS via when using the injector.



Version Release date Size Changes
1.4.0 Sat 7th December 2002 Stable release.
1.4.1 Sat 14th December 2002 Fix for being installed in paths with spaces in.
1.5.0 Wed 16th April 2003 GTK+2 version
1.5.1 Fri 27th June 2003 use new options system, new icon provided by Geoff Youngs.
1.5.2 Mon 15th September 2003 changed method of testing ROX-CLib's version number to use expr, added Italian translation by Yuri Bongiorno.
2.0.0 Sat 14th February 2004 70K Stable release for ROX-CLib 2.0.0.
2.1.0 Tue 4th May 2004 70K New version for ROX-CLib 2.1.0: remove dead code, open options dialog from command line or SOAP message, stock items in menus.
2.1.1 Wed 12th May 2004 70K Build system changed for Zero Install. Don't use libgtop any more.
2.1.2 Sat 10th January 2005 65K Use new ROX-CLib features. Extended remote mode.
2.1.3 Sat 7th May 2005 66K Update choice_install for XDG basedirs choices.
2.1.4 Sat 22nd October 2005 67K Fix for creating applets in remote mode, need to give the filer long enough to notice the widget was created. Use apsymbols for Linux portability. Get ROX-CLib via 0launch. Update for ROX-CLib changes. Added local injector feed.
2.1.5 Mon 13th March 2006 69K Added internationalization support.
2.1.6 Sat 18th March 2006 69K Removed some deprecated calls and some compiler warnings.
2.1.7 Tue 11th September 2007 73K Added es translation (Juan Carlos Jimenez Garcia). Monitor home directory when no argument given, not the AppDir. Use new menu API. Use gtk_rc_parse_string() to set up gauge colours, choice_install no longer needed. More options controlling applet appearance, allowing it to adapt to smaller panels and to left or right panels. Reinstated the excluded file system types option, just as a manually maintained file for the moment. Mark more strings as translatable. Translate strings in Options.xml, using the method in ROX-Filer. Fix bug sorting the mount points. Prepare for use of 0compile.
2.1.8 5th May 2008 75K May need to link against libintl. Option for applet to show available size (Janek Kozicki). Tooltip for applet now shows a summary.


Stephen Watson