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Krusader is an advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want. Plus: extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced search module, viewer/editor, directory synchronisation, file content comparisons, powerful batch renaming and much much more. It supports the following archive formats: tar, zip, bzip2, gzip, rar, ace, arj, lha and rpm and can handle other KIOSlaves such as smb:// or fish:// It is (almost) completely customizable, very user friendly, fast and looks great on your desktop. 'krusader' is even GNOME aware: if the KDE libraries are installed on a Gnome-running system, Krusader will work and integrate with the Gnome drag n' drop system.


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Download version 1.70.0 (stable)
released on 12 February 2006

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey30 October 2000

Leaders and contributors

to many to mention Contributor
Krusader Krew Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Developer Homepage
Bug Tracking,Help,Help Homepage
Support Homepage
Support Homepage
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Developer Forum

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite khexedit
Weak prerequisite krename
Weak prerequisite unarj
Required to build libkonq4-dev
Weak prerequisite tigerdeep
Required to build libqt3-mt-dev
Weak prerequisite gzip
Weak prerequisite kompare
Weak prerequisite xxdiff
Weak prerequisite unrar
Required to build xlibs-dev
Weak prerequisite whirlpooldeep
Required to build kdelibs4-dev
Weak prerequisite lha
Weak prerequisite kdebase-kio-plugins
Weak prerequisite kdiff3
Weak prerequisite unzip
Weak prerequisite kmail
Weak prerequisite cfv
Required to build libfreetype6-dev
Weak prerequisite rar
Weak prerequisite md5deep
Required to use KDE v. 3.3 or later
Weak prerequisite arj
Weak prerequisite zip
Weak prerequisite kedit
Required to build libpcre3-dev
Weak prerequisite rpm
Weak prerequisite sha1deep
Required to build zlib1g-dev
Weak prerequisite bzip2
Weak prerequisite ark
Weak prerequisite konsole
Required to build libkjsembed-dev
Weak prerequisite unace
Weak prerequisite sha256deep
Required to build libjpeg62-dev
Weak prerequisite cpio

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 March 2006.


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