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    Total Commander Alternatives for Linux

    Total Commander is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Total Commander and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Total Commander are fman, Midnight Commander, muCommander and Dolphin File Manager.

    Total Commander is mainly a File Manager but alternatives to it may also be FTP Clients or File Renamers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Total Commander.
    This page was last updated May 3, 2022
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    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.
      Double Commander vs Total Commander opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Double Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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      retrojedi7 It looks very similar and can do almost everything that Total Commander can - but it's cross-platform!
      Top positive comment  almost 7 years ago

      I like it a lot because sync feature is ultrafast
      Top positive comment  about 3 years ago

      I like double commander, because is linux analogue of total commander, I've been searching it for years, now I'm happy!
      Positive comment 8 months ago

      ivaniegorov The same TC, but open source and cross-platform
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      gimrock Crossplatform completely free multifunctional tool! Best of file managers with two file windows side by side.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      It does the same as Total Commander and absolutely free.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

      It has everything you need and it is cross-platform: I use it in windows and linux. And it's free and Open Source!
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    2. The most modern dual-pane file manager. For Windows, Mac and Linux.
      fman vs Total Commander opinions
      Most users think fman is a great alternative to Total Commander.
      fman besides nagging for money does nothing, it is in really early alpha stage.
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

      It's like TC but more modern and cross-platform.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago


    3. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
      Most users think Midnight Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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      • BSD
      • Java
      muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris...).
      Almost everyone thinks muCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
    4. 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.
      Most users think Dolphin File Manager is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    5. 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.
    6. 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 vs Total Commander opinions
      Some users think Thunar is a great alternative to Total Commander, some don't.
      It does not have two panels
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Nemo is the official file manager for the Linux Mint operating system running the Cinnamon desktop. It re-introduced several features removed from the file manager Nautilus, from which it originated.
    7. Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander.
      Almost everyone thinks Krusader is a great alternative to Total Commander.
    8. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.


      Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

      Most users think trolCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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