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Old 11-18-2004, 12:52 PM   #16
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Konqueror can be run on any wm if i'm not mistaken.
Old 11-18-2004, 01:12 PM   #17
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this is the statement i get from Konqueror official website.

Konqueror is the file manager for the K Desktop Environment. It supports basic file management on local UNIX filesystems, from simple cut/copy and paste operations to advanced remote and local network file browsing

just hope to get confirmation

Old 11-18-2004, 01:52 PM   #18
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yes it is for KDE, like nautilus is for GNOME, sure, you can use them on any environment, but those crappy DE's integrate everything, so the file manager IS the system, just like on windows ............. don't know why on earth anyones would repeat the mistakes made in windows

and if you are looking for a descent linux file manager, don't bother, the good ones all look ugly, and the good looking ones are just windows wannabees with all the same mistakes in windows (they are crappy) ..... theres truly no good (looks great, and has all the usability of a shell, and looks at what the file are, not there extentions (lots of files have iregular extentions, and loking at extentions is a good way to crap out the system, you dont want to open a audio file in a office app .... bad idea)) file managers for linux, except bash

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Old 11-18-2004, 02:04 PM   #19
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I have to disagree

This was true for a long time, and I always used mc. I still do for root work, its ideal for a quick edit of a config file, moving deleting creating etc.

Then I found gentoo, (the file manager, not the distro), which is nearly the perfect file manager, but no drag and drop. Takes a bit of setting up too, but once its set the way you want it its awesome.

Now I use Konqueror, it has to be the most complete file manager there is. I love the multiple windows, it makes distributing files so easy, especialy with the built in ftp/web clients and the built in terminal emulater is really usefull. Its not perfect though, just the best there is yet.


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