Introduction to Baobab

The Baobab package contains a graphical directory tree analyzer.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

Baobab Dependencies


adwaita-icon-theme-45.0, GTK-4.12.5, itstool-2.0.7, libadwaita-1.4.3, and Vala-0.56.14

Installation of Baobab

Install Baobab by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson setup --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.


Installed Program: baobab
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/help/*/baobab

Short Descriptions


is a graphical tool used to analyze disk usage