Monday, February 18, 2008

HowTo: Advanced Two-Pane File Manager

Have you read the last post of having a two-pane GUI file manager from your desktop linux? Well, here's another round of a much more advanced two-pane file manager.

What is Krusader

Krusader is the result of a 7-year old programming and discussion colloboration of opensource developer to come up with a unique and advance X file manager.

Krusader is an advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. Krusader provides all the file management features you could possibly want. Krusader provides other rich features such as extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced search module, an internal viewer/editor, directory synchronisation, file content comparisons, powerful batch renaming and much much more.

Krusader supports a wide variety of archive formats and can handle other KIO slaves such as smb or fish. Krusader is almost completely customizable, very user friendly, fast and looks great on your desktop!

Krusader Feature Highlights

* Full support for ACL permissions like properties, preserve attributes, synchronizer and other
* Many terminal emulator enhancements bringing new functions, new usages and new look
* Many improvements of the UserAction system
* Countless usability enhancements, especially in Konfigurator and the heavily reordered menubar
* Comparing in the synchronizer interface and parallel threading over slower servers
* Atomic extensions and ability to rename the filename, without extension
* Numerous archive enhancements like handling packing in the background, encryption support, multiple volume archives, compress level

Krusader Installation on Fedora
# yum -y install krusader

Krusader Binary Launch
# krusader

Krusader comes in very handy specially when you're dealing with a lot of directory folders and files. You should give it a shot.

That is all, enjoy.

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