QtCommander

file manager

QtCommander is advanced two-panels file manager for Linux Operating System, based on similar application for Microsoft Windows - Total Commander.

Below you can find main features of application

  • handle of file subsystems through plugins (handled: local, ftp, rar, tar, zip)
  • shortcuts for most operation (details below)
  • advanced properties of files
  • many kind of files selection (by template, select file extention, etc.)
  • advanced filtering of file list view (for multiply columns, using wildcards and regular expressions)
  • incremental item search on list
  • menu of mounted/unmounted mass storage devices showing capacity and free space on them
  • weighing directory by key space (or properties dialog)
  • show free space on current device
  • support for favorites directories and history directories
  • simple FTP client (including: directory listing, open and view files)
  • text file view and edit with syntax highlighting (C/C++ and HTML)
  • image, audio and video file view
  • archives support (including listing, open and view file inside, searching inside, removing files)
  • directory or archive can be opened in panel beside or in new tab in current panel
  • possibility opening file by external (selected) program (including file inside archive)

Shortcuts:

  • Shift+Tab - move focus to the path view, pressing "Tab" causes go back to list view
  • Alt+Up - acts the same like Shift+Tab
  • Asterisk (*) - causes reverse of selection for all of items on the list view
  • Menu - shows pop-up menu for list view
  • Plus/Minus - marks/unmarks items of list view using given template
  • Ctrl+Q - quit of application
  • Ctrl+S - shows quick search dialog used to search items on the list view
  • Ctrl+F - shows filtering dialog, using to filter items on the list view
  • Ctrl+N - shows new connection dialog (in this handles only FTP)
  • Ctrl+R - refresh current directory in focused panel
  • Ctrl+A - marks all items (including directories depends to option in configuration file)
  • Ctrl+E - marks all items that are matching to file extension currently focused item
  • Ctrl+Left/Right - opens in panel beside currently focused directory name (in list view)
  • Ctrl+T - makes new tab in current panel (and list directory: /home/)
  • Ctrl+W - closes current tab
  • Ctrl+Alt+D - duplicate current tab and put it on end tabs list in current panel
  • Ctrl+Backspace - causes quit from remote location of archive and lists last opened directory from local subsystem
  • Ctrl+Shift+N - acts the same like Ctrl+Backspace
  • Ctrl+Shift+A - unmarks all items (including directories depends to option in configuration file)
  • Ctrl+Shift+E - unmarks all items that are matching to file extension currently focused item
  • Alt+Down - shows history of visited locations
  • Shift+F4 - shows dialog using to create new empty file(s)
  • Shift+F6 - makes able to rename currently focused file or directory
  • F2 - acts the same like Shift+F6
  • Backspace - moves up in directory structure (for archives on top level makes quit of archive and for remote location makes leaving the connection)
  • Insert - marks/unmarks currently focused item and additionally move focus one item down
  • Enter/Return - if focused is directory then tries to open directory, if focused is file then tries to open external viewer that matches to file mime if focused file is executable then tries to execute it
  • F3 - if focused is directory then tries to open directory, if focused is file then tries to open internal viewer that matches to file mime
  • F4 - makes able edit focused file in internal viewer if this is not possible then shows properly message
  • F5 - shows copying files dialog (make able copying files)
  • F5 - shows moving files dialog (make able moving files)
  • F7 - shows dialog that make able to create new directory or even structure of directories
  • F8 - shows dialog that make able to remove files or/and directories (all marked or only one focused)
  • Delete - acts the same like F8
  • Space - starts weighing focused directory, when finish its weight is showing inline in size column
  • Ctrl+/ or Ctrl+B - shows bookmarks menu (paths to file sybsystems)
  • Ctrl+D - shows drives menu (including ability of mounting and unmounting device)
  • Ctrl+L - shows dialog which allows symbolic or hard link creation (allows also to create multiple links)
  • Ctrl+M - allows modify target of symbolic link