Two pane file manager
obligor11-fedora at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 15 18:52:58 CEST 2006
Mateusz Łoskot wrote:
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> As I see, both GNOME with Nautilus and Xfce with Thunar
> face the Windows Explorer approach - single pane + tree (or shortcuts).
> There were even a long discussion on the Nautilus mailing list about
> which file manager layout is more usable but Nautilus developers stated
> Windows Explorer-like is FM is best.
> I'd say, I don't agree and I know more people that prefer to use Total
> Commander (or Midnight Commander on Unix) than Windows Explorer.
> Simply, every keyboard fun prefer two panes because it saves him from
> clicking too much.
> I'm a bit surprised why there is no well working clone of Midnight/Total
> Commander on Linux. I always thought Linux users prefer using keyboard
> than mouse :-)
I like Gnome Commander, which is now being actively developed again:
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