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xfdesktop is described as 'The xfdesktop application manages the desktop backdrop. It sets a backdrop image and/or color and it can pop up an applications menu and a list of all running applications when you click on the desktop with the right or middle mouse button respectively. As of Xfce 4' and is an app. There are six alternatives to xfdesktop for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Xfce, MacPorts and XQuartz. The best alternative is GNOME Files, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xfdesktop are Nemo, PCMan File Manager, Caja and Pantheon Files.

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  1. GNOME Files icon

    GNOME Files

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    55 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.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNOME Files can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. Nemo icon

    Nemo

    19 alternatives to Nemo 

    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.

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    1.  PortableNemo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightNemo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. PCMan File Manager icon

    PCMan File Manager

    • Linux
    • Xfce
    41 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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  4. Caja icon

    Caja

    • Linux
    • BSD
    46 alternatives to Caja 

    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.

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    Pantheon Files

    18 alternatives to Pantheon Files 

    The simple, powerful, and sexy file manager from elementary OS.

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  6. Marlin icon

    Marlin

    83 alternatives to Marlin 

    Marlin is a new GTK3-based file manager for Linux, pretty slick and fast.

    Unlike most other file managers Marlin has included the so called "Miller columns" view.

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    • Tabbed browsing
    • Multiple-views
    • Single-click to open (default)
    • Configurable toolbars and.
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    Marlin with Miller columns
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