2 pane, swiss army knife file manager?

Alexander Skwar alexanders.mailinglists+nospam at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 07:41:17 UTC 2012


On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Florian Diesch <diesch at spamfence.net> wrote:
> Am Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:53:37 +0000
> schrieb Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com>:
>> > No more. In Nautilus 3.6.2, they dropped it tosimplify stuff.
>> > And actually - I agree with that. It's so easy to open two windows
>> > side by side…
>> Can you describe exactly how to do that please?  It seems to take me a
>> lot of clicks, so perhaps I am missing something.
> Run
> ================================SNIP============================================
> #!/bin/sh
> set -- $(xwininfo -root| awk -F '[ :]+' '/ (Width|Height):/ { print

Cool script! Thanks for that.

My way is more manual - I'd drag one window to the left side of the
screen and the other one to the right side. The window manager then
makes it so, that they span the left or right part and meet in the

For me, that qualifies as " easy enough", buy YMMV, of course :-)


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