This is a wonderful, mature piece of software. I'm not sure why it's not installed standard on the big distros. XFE is the first thing I install every time I install a new distribution of linux. PROS really snappy even on old machines. everything feels instant. tree of folders on left and up to 2 panels on right if you want, so you can access several locations in your filing system at once (for the life of me I don't know why there are so many file managers that can't do this). easy to change permissions on multiple files at once. open terminal 'here'. bookmarks and browser like navigation with buttons for forward and back. CONS none that I know of.