Sidux/Useable applications/File managers

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A file manager is an application which lets you work on files and folders such as creating, moving,
delating or name changing.
Thunar is a default file manager for XFCE environment but there is not any problem to work on any other.


Thunar[edit]

1. If you work on different graphic environment than XFCE, you can install Thunar:
apt-get install thunar thunar-archive-plugin
2. Run it in Terminal with the command:
thunar
or run it from: Menu-> Accessories or System-> Thunar File Manager.
Sidux file manager.png


Thunar home page: http://thunar.xfce.org/
And on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunar


Nautilus[edit]

A default file manager for GNOME environment is Nautilus.
It has some more functions than Thunar but it's a little slower.
1. Installation:
apt-get install nautilus nautilus-data nautilus-share
2. Run it from: Menu-> Accessories-> File Manager or in Terminal:
nautilus
Sidux nautilus.png


Nautilus home page: http://live.gnome.org/Nautilus
On Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nautilus_%28file_manager%29


Dolphin[edit]

Dolphin is a default file manager for KDE for a while, it replaced previous file manager and web browser Konqueror.
1. Installation:
apt-get install dolphin
2. Run it: Menu-> System-> Dolphin.
Sidux dolphin.png


Dolphin home page: http://dolphin.kde.org/index.html
And on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolphin_%28software%29


PCMan[edit]

PCMan is a small and quick file manager designed for LXDE environment.
1. Install it:
apt-get install pcmanfm
2. And run it from: Menu-> Accessories or System-> PCMan File Manager.
Sidux pcmanfm.png


PCMan home page: http://pcmanfm.sourceforge.net/
On Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCMan_File_Manager


Midnight Commander[edit]

One of text console file manager is Midnight Commander.
1. Installation:
apt-get install mc
2. Run it in Terminal as an user:
mc
or as root:
su
mc
Writer3en.png
The basic operations on files are here: Sidux/System and packages management/Midnight Commander.


Home page: http://www.midnight-commander.org/
And on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight_Commander


Others[edit]

  1. Konqueror: http://www.konqueror.org/, Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konqueror
  2. Krusader: http://krusader.org/, Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krusader