Re: Could you recommend file manager that are not based on KDE and GNOME?
Thanks for your advice!
I have tried and been disappointed by gentoo.
I have used File Runner before. It's not as intuitive as Explorer of
To me, any interface that's different from Explorer will make me
--- Haines Brown <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've been looking at FileManagers, and it seems there's some tendency
> to rely on two applications, a text-based file manager for daily use
> and a GUI application for special purposes. While a purist will
> on managing files from a terminal, I've never found that to be
> For a GUI file manager, the one named thumar is often
> praised. Midnight Commander (mc) works both text-based and GUI
> interface, and I've used FileRunner for years. In none of these cases
> do you need a desktop environment.
> As for text-based applications, there is clex and MC, but I've been
> looking at putting emacs into a file manager mode. Here there seem to
> be three choices: a) Norton Commander (nc.el, which uses MC
> Evening Commander (ec.el, which is less complete), and Sunrise
> Commander (sunrise-commander.el, which is based on dired
> commands). You can even run these emacs modes from a console, as far
> as I know, which for me is a big advantage (independent of the X
> windows system).
> Haines Brown, KB1GRM
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