2 pane, swiss army knife file manager?

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 06:41:36 UTC 2012

On 11/20/2012 12:00 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
> 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.
> Next.........:-)
Gene is using the noveau <sp?> driver which has a ways to go. I think he 
wouldn't get that tearing if he managed to install the nvidia driver 
with hockey. But, his custom kernel seems to mung that up. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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