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Old 01-30-2006, 12:15 PM   #1
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A light file browser?


Hi,

Im currently using fluxbox, blackbox & openbox.

Now I'm looking for a light file browsing tool. Any suggestions?

Sincerely, Jørgen
 
Old 01-30-2006, 12:44 PM   #2
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try rox. sleek & fast
 
Old 01-30-2006, 01:20 PM   #3
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"The Midnight Commander is a directory browser/file manager for Unix-like operating systems."

You might well already have it installed - try typing 'mc' in a terminal window (it will be provided with just about every distribution).

Minimal - but it will do all you need.
 
Old 01-30-2006, 03:12 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kwacka
"The Midnight Commander is a directory browser/file manager for Unix-like operating systems."

You might well already have it installed - try typing 'mc' in a terminal window (it will be provided with just about every distribution).

Minimal - but it will do all you need.
Yes it's there

I also tryed rox. And I like them both, so now i'm pretty well covered for local browsing

Thanks for the suggestions.

Sincerely, Jørgen
 
Old 01-30-2006, 04:42 PM   #5
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Me I prefer emelfm (if possible with the elm patches) as file manager, which is very lightweight. Or just bash with cp, mv, ..

Emelfm can look quite good if you use a nice gtk1 theme.
 
Old 02-01-2006, 11:38 AM   #6
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xfe is good
 
Old 02-04-2006, 05:46 PM   #7
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I use Rox with Fluxbox.

I usually use a terminal for file management now though anyway.
 
Old 02-08-2006, 08:22 PM   #8
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emelfm2 is good but I like tuxcommander better:

pacman -S tuxcmd
 
Old 02-08-2006, 08:42 PM   #9
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rox or gentoo.
 
Old 02-11-2006, 10:35 PM   #10
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...another rox user here. It just works, and it works well. It does take a few days (or even weeks) to get comfortable with the way it works and feels, though.

ozar
 
Old 02-22-2006, 09:25 AM   #11
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um...rxvt?

or xterm also works fine for me
 
Old 02-22-2006, 09:33 AM   #12
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you know, even though i suggested rox, i cant part with nautilus because it will show my network connections under the 'computer' tab. If rox could do that, i would not need nautilus any more.
unless, someone knows a way..........
 
Old 02-27-2006, 03:39 PM   #13
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Two others that you may wish to try out:

tuxcmd - Tux Commander. A traditional dual pane "commander" style file manager with nice integrated FTP support, device mounting and many more goodies. Depends only on GTK and hence is very fast.

XNC - X Northern Captain. Very much like a X version of Midnight Commander. Also a very nice FTP capability, and lots of other goodies. Actually slower to load than tuxcmd though, unless you use its preloader. I believe that XNC is dependant only on X itself! It is an oldie, but a goodie.

Both are VERY good though. I used both almost daily, favoring them over xfe and mc at this point.

Of course, my *main* file management is done via Rox, since I use Rox's desktop and as a result, it is just SO convenient.
 
Old 03-27-2006, 07:28 PM   #14
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I use the Gentoo file manager on fluxbox and it works perfectly. I used to use Endeavor for windows-like drag & drop but found it a little buggy.
 
Old 04-06-2006, 05:05 PM   #15
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pcmanfm great gtk2 file manager, simple and fast!
 
  


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