2 pane, swiss army knife file manager?
gheskett at wdtv.com
Mon Nov 19 22:16:28 UTC 2012
On Monday 19 November 2012 17:15:56 Nils Kassube did opine:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Monday 19 November 2012 15:30:22 Nils Kassube did opine:
> > > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > I just spent an hour scanning for 2 pane file managers in the
> > > > synaptic ALL listing without finding anything but mc.
> > >
> > > Try Konqueror. You can have a layout similar to MC if you want
> > > (settings -> load view profile -> midnight commander). And you can
> > > use SFTP to access remote files (don't know about ftp).
> > Unforch it cannot do that, complaining that all the index.html files
> > are supposed to be directories. It does draw a gui that faintly
> > resembles mc, but only an icon view seems to be available, and the
> > drag-n-drop I attempted was refused, no perms.
> I tried it before from my running Kubuntu system and it looked promising
> (I must admit that I usually use the standard file manager view, but I
> remembered that there is a MC view). But now I tried it from a LiveCD to
> start with the default conditions like you did. While I didn't see the
> complaints you mentioned, I must say that it no longer looks so nice. It
> probably needs some tuning before it is usable, and I don't think I can
> easily tell you which settings needs to be changed. Therefore I take
> back my suggestion and I'm sorry that I wasted your time.
NP Nils, you tried & thats what counts. :)
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