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gentoo (file manager) is described as 'gentoo is a two-pane file manager for the X Window System. gentoo lets the user do (almost) all of the configuration and customizing from within the program itself. If you still prefer to hand-edit configuration files, they're fairly easy to work with since they are written' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to gentoo (file manager) for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gentoo (file manager) are Dolphin File Manager, Midnight Commander, GNOME Files and Thunar.

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  1. Double Commander icon

    Double Commander

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    123 alternatives to Double Commander 

    Double Commander is a cross-platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesDouble Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDouble Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableDouble Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Ad-freeDouble Commander doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Dark ModeDouble Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
    Double Commander 0.7.3 running on Ubuntu 16.04 Xfce
  2. Dolphin File Manager icon

    Dolphin File Manager

    • Linux
    • KDE
    • Flathub
    70 alternatives to Dolphin File Manager 

    Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.

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    1.  LightweightDolphin File Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Works OfflineDolphin File Manager can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Dark ModeDolphin File Manager supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  File TaggingDolphin File Manager can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    6.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDolphin File Manager can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    7.  Ad-freeDolphin File Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Batch Rename FilesDolphin File Manager supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    9.  Built-in viewerDolphin File Manager shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
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  3. Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts
    99 alternatives to Midnight Commander 

    GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software. Its a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files...

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    1.  LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. GNOME Files icon

    GNOME Files

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    57 alternatives to GNOME Files 

    GNOME Files, formerly known as Nautilus, is the official file manager for the GNOME desktop, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.

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    1.  LightweightGNOME Files consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeGNOME Files supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNOME Files can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. Thunar icon

    Thunar

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    76 alternatives to Thunar 

    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.

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    1.  MP3 / ID3 RenamingThunar allows you to batch rename MP3 files through the use of ID3 metadata.
    2.  Batch Rename FilesThunar supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
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  6. Far Manager icon

    Far Manager

    97 alternatives to Far Manager 

    Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a simple and intuitive interface for performing most of the necessary actions:

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFar Manager can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Command line interfaceFar Manager either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  7. SpaceFM icon

    SpaceFM

    37 alternatives to SpaceFM 

    SpaceFM is a multi-panel tabbed file and desktop manager for Linux with built-in VFS, udev- or HAL-based device manager, customisable menu system, and bash integration. SpaceFM aims to provide a stable, capable file manager with significant customisation capabilities.

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    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2018.

    With big previews/thumbnails
  8. PCMan File Manager icon

    PCMan File Manager

    • Linux
    • Xfce
    42 alternatives to PCMan File Manager 

    An extremely fast and lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and user-friendly interface.

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    1.  LightweightPCMan File Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  9. Krusader icon

    Krusader

    • Linux
    • XQuartz
    52 alternatives to Krusader 

    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: extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced...

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    1.  Built-in viewerKrusader shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    2.  Command line interfaceKrusader either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  10. JumpFm icon

    JumpFm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    107 alternatives to JumpFm 

    JumpFm is a minimalistic dual panel file manager (currently released only for Windows, Mac, and Linux) that lets you navigate your file system very efficiently.

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    1.  Dark ModeJumpFm supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Discontinued

    The last release was in 2017, but you can still download it and use it.

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