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View Poll Results: File Manager of the Year
Nautilus 215 22.44%
Konqueror 364 38.00%
Midnight Commander 93 9.71%
KFM 1 0.10%
Xplore 0 0%
Xfe 9 0.94%
ROX-Filer 30 3.13%
Krusader 64 6.68%
gentoo 8 0.84%
Worker 5 0.52%
EmelFM/EmelFM2 15 1.57%
Xandros File Manager 5 0.52%
Thunar 116 12.11%
Dolphin 33 3.44%
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Old 01-05-2008, 08:52 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by theeil View Post
I think the Dolphin file manager (which will be the default file manager for KDE4) was relevant in 2007. Although I have not tested it extensively, it seems abundantly stable for common use.
I've to agree with that. I'm using Dolphin myself with Kubuntu and I am pretty sure a lot of Kubuntu users out there are using it too.
Old 01-05-2008, 09:11 AM   #17
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To me it's a hard question- I use different file managers for different tasks. As far as ease of use and power, Xandros File Manager is hard to beat, but plain old Konqueror is faster, bash command line even faster, MC great for non X stuff, etc.
Old 01-06-2008, 01:29 AM   #18
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Rox-filer has won me over, as of lately.
Old 01-06-2008, 05:22 AM   #19
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nautilus, because it is there
would have voted for EMACS, but it wasn't an option
Old 01-06-2008, 11:39 PM   #20
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Thunar. Because it's there within one second or less.
Old 01-07-2008, 11:34 AM   #21
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Anyone else noticed that Konqueor is also in the catagory for best web browser?

There should, perhaps, be a jack of all trades award newxt year... Though I can't say if it is really an award.
Still that's what I voted.
Old 01-07-2008, 06:40 PM   #22
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Where's dolphin? There is a KDE3 version, so it's already been released. It's the default for Kubuntu, and it's very light-weight for a file manager. Please add it to the list!
Old 01-07-2008, 08:00 PM   #23
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Please add FileRunner so I can vote on it. Thunar is my second favourite.
Old 01-08-2008, 11:35 AM   #24
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How about GNU coreutils? mv, cp, rm, tar, gzip, touch ... That's how I roll.
Old 01-08-2008, 08:50 PM   #25
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Konqueror has better tabbed browsing, split screen, it's application embedding is amazing.
Old 01-09-2008, 12:29 PM   #26
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I tribute to Krusader, for it makes switchin between windows/total commander and *N*X/krusader as painless as possible.

For a multiplatform nomad it's 'as it's thought to be' file manager.
And the graphical usage mode too.

That's what I expect of an FM in 2k7/2k8 year.
Thats up to date.
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Vote for command-line

Last edited by akrasny; 01-10-2008 at 02:32 AM.
Old 01-12-2008, 06:32 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by iwasapenguin View Post
Anyone else noticed that Konqueor is also in the catagory for best web browser?

There should, perhaps, be a jack of all trades award newxt year... Though I can't say if it is really an award.
Still that's what I voted.
GNU Emacs = Jack-of-all-trades :P
as for this topic i voted for command-line

Last edited by daBittweiler; 01-12-2008 at 06:35 PM.
Old 01-15-2008, 03:26 AM   #29
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Midnight Commander for File Manager of the Year

MC is an antique, imitating as it does Norton Commander
from DOS (and I wouldn't be surprised if the line goes back even further).
Because it's command line based it's just bloody fast. It's wonderful
for manually inspecting directory differences -- it's great for
reorganizing your files and trees. It's got a short learning curve,
though a couple of the useful advanced features would be nice to
discover more easilty. It can prune entire directory branches, but makes rm -R * quite a bit safer!
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Thunar, lightweight and gets the work done nice and fast


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