Konqueror is the file manager for the K Desktop Environment. It supports basic file management on local UNIX filesystems, from simple cut/copy and paste operations to advanced remote and local network file browsing.
GNOME Commander is a "two-pane" graphical file manager for the GNOME desktop environment. GNOME Commander aims to fulfill the demands of more advanced users who like to focus on file management, their work through special applications and running smart commands. Take a look at the screenshots, images tell a lot.
Nautilus is the official file manager for the GNOME desktop. The name is a play on words, evoking the shell of a nautilus to represent an operating system shell.
Endeavour Mark II is a complete file management suite that comes with a file browser, image browser, archiver, recycled objects system, and a set of file and disk management utility programs.
XWC is a File Manager with Windows Explorer style. Very fast and easy to use. Now it has internacionalization support (via gettext routimes). Messages in English, Spanish, French, Bulgarian, Afrikaans and Portuguese (BR). New translators are welcome!
Dired is a special mode for editing directory trees, both local and remote. Thus, it resembles traditional "file managers.". Dired used to be part of the EFS package. Thus, this page supersedes the old EFS homepage. The mailing list at
elisp minus code minus dired at nongnu dot orgcovers all aspects of Dired. Its administrative interface is at this address.
Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Dolphin is not intended to be a competitor to Konqueror: Konqueror acts as universal viewer being able to show HTML pages, text documents, directories and a lot more, whereas Dolphin focuses on being only a file manager. This approach allows to optimize the user interface for the task of file management.
emelFM2. It is a file manager for UNIX-like operating systems. It uses a simple and efficient interface pioneered by Norton Commander, in the 1980s. The main window is divided into three parts, described as "panes" or "panels". Two of those (side-by-side or top-to-bottom) show the contents of selected filesystem directories. The third pane, at the bottom of the window, shows the output of commands executed within the program. Those panes can be resized, and any one or two of them can be hidden and unhidden, on request. A built-in command-line, toolbar buttons or assigned keys can be used to initiate commands.
gentoo. This is the new, slightly simpler, home page for gentoo, the GTK+ file manager. The current release series of gentoo is called 0.19.x. It is based on the 2.x series of the GTK+ toolkit, thereby bringing gentoo into the present. It's good to be back.
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. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want.
PCManFM. An extremly fast, lightweight, yet feature-rich file manager with tabbed browsing. The default file manager for the lightweight desktop environment, LXDE. It's named PCManFM after its author's nickname on the internet, PCMan.
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Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options. Thunar is fast and responsive with a good start up time and directory load time. Thunar is accessible using Assistive Technologies and is fully standards compliant.