Last modified on 29 June 2014, at 12:36

Sidux/Useable applications/File managers

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.


ThunarEdit

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


NautilusEdit

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


DolphinEdit

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


PCManEdit

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 CommanderEdit

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


OthersEdit

  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