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Tools for simple, daily file and system management tasks

A set of interactive tools that includes an extensible file system browser, an ASCII/hex file viewer, a process viewer/killer, and other related utilities and shell scripts. It increases the speed and ease of daily tasks like moving files and directories, invoking editors, compressing and uncompressing files, creating and expanding archives, compiling programs, sending mail, etc. It has colors if the standard ANSI color sequences are supported, and is user-friendly.


Online manual, here.

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Download version 4.9.5 (stable)
released on 24 February 2009


Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Kelly Hopkins24 February 2009
GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins24 February 2009

Leaders and contributors

Ian Beckwith Maintainer
Andrei Pitis Developer
Tudor Hulubei Developer

Resources and communication

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Developer VCS Repository Webview
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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use libncurses
Required to use libreadlineg2 (2.1.12 or later)
Required to build automake

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 March 2017.


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