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    Tux Commander Alternatives

    Tux Commander is described as 'windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers' and is a File Manager in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tux Commander for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tux Commander are WinSCP (Free, Open Source), Total Commander (Freemium), QTTabBar (Free) and Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 21, 2021

    1. Worker is a file manager for the X Window System on UN*X with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The directories and files are shown in two independent panels (similar to Midnight Commander).
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    2. A small and two-pane file manager with open plugin architecture. Has the ability to view content of files (text, html, over 40 picture formats, mp3), support for archives (zip, rar, arj, cab, tar/gzip, etc.), and (S)FTP support.
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    3. Caja is a fork of Nautilus from GNOME 2 and is native to the MATE Desktop Environment. It is a file manager like the Windows Explorer (not to confuse with Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge), but for Unix/BSD and Linux.

      https://mate-desktop.org/
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    4. Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander.
    5. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

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    6. TotalFinder works like the normal Finder but adds tabs, dual panel, colored labels and other features. My goal is to improve Finder in a few areas where it is lacking but keep the general design. Features: - Colored labels: Brings full colors back into El Capitan.
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    7. Vifm is a file manager with curses interface, which provides Vi[m]-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt.
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    8. FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using labels.
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    9. Open source, small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plug-ins. Main goal is to create easy to use and powerful file manager seamlessly integrated into Gnome desktop environment.
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