gentoo (file manager) Alternatives

    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' 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, Windows, Xfce, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gentoo (file manager) are Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source), Files (Free, Open Source) and Thunar (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 8, 2021

    1. 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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    2. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
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    3. 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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    4. Files (Nautilus) is a file manager designed to fit the Gnome desktop design and behaviour, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.
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    5. 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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    6. An extremely fast and lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and user-friendly interface.
    7. 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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    8. 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. Mac releases can be found at .

      Discontinued

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

    9. X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, originally developed by Maxim Baranov.
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