5 Best Alternative Free Linux File Managers

Posted by sde on Apr 22, 2012 2:58 PM EDT
LinuxLinks.com; By Trevor James
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Reinventing the wheel is frequently cited as a barrier to the development of open source software. Critics point out if developers worked together on projects, instead of duplicating software that already exists, this would help to simplify matters for users, and actually significantly advance the development of established open source projects.

Irrespective of the operating system used, the file manager is one of those essential applications for many users which is almost impossible to function without. Linux is blessed with a large range of file managers which help to make file management a breeze. Our File Manager Group Test identified mature, polished file managers. However, for this feature, we wanted to select alternative file managers which are definitely worth trying but may have been missed given that they receive little coverage in Linux publications, and are not included or installed by default in mainstream Linux distributions. Some of the applications are still in an early stage of development.

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