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Install Midnight Commander from PPA in Xubuntu 16.04

Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software. It’s a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files and run commands in a sub shell. 297 more words

Xubuntu

Midnight Commander: A character-based menu interface for Linux

I mentioned Midnight Commander in my last post, and now I will go into greater detail about this program here. I really like Midnight Commander. I like it for three reasons: 1. 202 more words

Linux

Exploring packages in pkgtool

I like to look through the package repositories in pkgtool, the Slackware package manager, to see what packages are installed in my Slackware installation. … 204 more words

Linux

[mc] switch between horizontal and vertical panels

Problem
In Midnight Commander it can happen that a filename is too long and thus it is truncated. But still, you would like to see the complete filename. 9 more words

Linux

Basics after installing Ubuntu 15.10

What needs to be installed, and how ?

Most people wonder what to do after the install of Ubuntu. Specially after your first time installing it. 762 more words

GIMP

stop frustration: navigate among directories in command line easily

Problem
Doing file manipulations in plain command line is a pain. That’s why I use Midnight Commander for tasks like copying, deleting, etc. But I’m still in pain :) If there are more than two directories that I want to work with, then even in MC I need to browse a lot and pass time with changing directories. 362 more words

Bash

Change default console editor in Linux

I do not like default console editors in Linux, if you have the same issue and want to use another editor in your terminal by default, use the following command: 85 more words

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