2 pane, swiss army knife file manager?

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Mon Nov 19 23:30:58 UTC 2012

On 20/11/12 05:54, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings;
> Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, 32 bit, installed on a quad core Phenom.
> A decade back, midnight commander, aka mc, was _the_ tool of choice.
> Stable, extremely capable with a builtin ftp client/server, one could
> literally move a file from anyplace on the planet to anyplace else on the
> planet if you knew the passwords for those places.

> I just spent an hour scanning for 2 pane file managers in the synaptic ALL
> listing without finding anything but mc.
> So, what are we supposed to use today?

There is nothing wrong at all with mc - hasn't changed in the many years 
that I have been using it. If you are having troubles then you have not 
configured something correctly.

Here is a screenshot of mc taken a few minutes ago:


Anything wrong with this?


Using openSUSE 12.2 x86_64 KDE 4.9.3 & kernel 3.6.6-1 on a system with-
AMD FX 8-core 3.6/4.2GHz processor
16GB PC14900/1866MHz Quad Channel Corsair "Vengeance" RAM
Gigabyte AMD3+ m/board; Gigabyte nVidia GTX550Ti 1GB DDR5 GPU

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