Linux.com: File Managers For Linux
Feb 25, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael M. Murphree)
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"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..."