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Linux.com: File Managers For Linux

Feb 25, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael M. Murphree)

"I don't always admit it, but I once ran Windows' filer.exe file manager under Wine, back when Linux was less well-stocked, before the likes of Nautilus and Konqueror, and I liked the way it worked. The lone holdover from Windows 3.1 remained small, quick, and powerful, and I was used to it. Since then I've spent a long time trying to settle on a favorite Linux file manager. One of these was just right for me; one (or more) may be right for you.

"I tested these utilities on a Debian-based system. Debian's apt utilities made it easy to find and install a dozen file managers in about 15 minutes. I found filers for the console, for X Windows, and even a few with their own desktop managers. All provided the simple cut, paste, and copy capabilities I expected; but each also provided little extras that I didn't..."

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