UPDATE - was [Re: Distinguish instances of GUI file manager by color]
- Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 04:58:01 -0500
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: UPDATE - was [Re: Distinguish instances of GUI file manager by color]
On 09/26/2018 04:52 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
I'm setting up a new machine and copying files from the old machine's
home directory. At the same time I'm creating a new directory structure
to better match how I work.
I found it expedient to have at least three instances of the file
manager open - [one for source directory and at least two for
Is it even possible?
Brief web search was not encouraging. But my search terms may have been
the problem. Suggested search terms?
I asked related questions on a LUG list and a Tcl/Tk group.
Suggestions tended to lead to a two pane file manager.
Having followed multiple chains of links caused me to rethink my work
flow simplifying use of my current file manager (Caja).
Long term, I'll pursue a two pane solution.
I've installed Krusader and GNOME Commander for testing.
A chain of links led to 'filerunner'
[https://sourceforge.net/projects/filerunner/] which I downloaded and am
reading the documentation to chose which options to initially chose.
Usage appears to be intuitive - at least for my work style.
It is intrinsically highly configurable.
It is written in Tcl/Tk allowing/encouraging further customization.
It will likely be my long term solution.
Thanks for all the links.