2 pane, swiss army knife file manager?

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Tue Nov 20 05:00:45 UTC 2012

On 20/11/12 11:49, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 19 November 2012 19:47:16 Basil Chupin did opine:
>> 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:
>> http://picpaste.com/MC-screen-mCGYSlHY.jpg
>> Anything wrong with this?
>> BC
> Not a thing Basil.  But if I click on a graphics file, it will show it to
> me, but its own screen will be destroyed in the process, unrecovereble
> Cheers, Gene

As I said, something wrong at your end :-) . I can view any graphic I 
want without losing mc when I close the graphic.



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