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GNU Midnight Commander

http://www.midnight-commander.org/
Unix file manager

Midnight Commander (a.k.a. MC) is a command-line file manager laid out in a common two-pane format. In addition to standard file management tasks such as copying and moving, Midnight Commander also supports viewing the contents of RPM package files and other archives and managing files on other computers via FTP or FISH. It also includes a powerful text editor for opening text files. Emacs-like key bindings are used in all widgets.

Documentation

User man page included.
  • Use the F-Keys for invoking the commands in the function key bar. If your terminal doesn't support F-keys, you can use the <ESC digit> sequence to invoke the corresponding F-digit key.
  • Tab changes the current panel.
  • All input lines have emacs-like key-bindings (command history is accessed through the M-p and M-n keys).
  • The panels accept C-n, C-p for browsing the panel (like in Emacs).
  • M-Enter copies the currently selected file name to the input line.
  • M-Tab completes the current word (or tries to).
  • The Virtual File System is a cute addition to the project, you may browse in tar and compressed tar files as well as browsing remote machines with the fish file system.

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterGenium9 November 2015



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Yury V. Zaytsev Maintainer
Miguel de Icaza Original author


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
FreeBSDHomepagehttps://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/misc/mc/
DeveloperE-mailmailto:mc-devel@gnome.org
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-misc/mc
SupportE-mailmailto:mc@gnome.org
DebianHomepagehttps://packages.debian.org/jessie/mc
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/MidnightCommander/mc
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.midnight-commander.org/browser
DeveloperDownloadhttp://ftp.midnight-commander.org/
UserBug Trackinghttps://www.midnight-commander.org/wiki/doc/reportDefects
GNUHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/m.html


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildglib >= 2.26.0

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 December 2016.



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