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I do most my stuff on the command line, however I find thunar useful for two things,
1) quickly mounting usb-sticks/removable media from it's side bar
2) Navigating directories full of pictures/photos where the filename isn't always that useful and the thumbnails really come in handy.
thumbs up for mc:
no way better to copy a plentitude of files (aka backup) there and forth (locally or lan/wan) with possible hick-ups (dialogs with "no, no to all , yes, yes to all, cancel")
where there a XFCE vesion for mc, i would strongly promote it, for KDE/Qt there seems to be krusader, I would love to see it on OEM slackware though (room in extra?).
Last edited by SCerovec; 06-30-2012 at 07:37 AM.