Why QtFM Could Become My Favorite Linux File Manager
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The Qt file manager called QtFM has great features, such as storing custom commands so you don’t need to open a Linux terminal window to run them. The only drawback is getting it installed. Let’s look at what makes this file browser special and how you can (maybe) try it out.
What Makes QtFM a Great Linux File Manager
Anyone using a graphical desktop environment uses a file manager. On Linux, there are lots to choose from. Choice is good, as long as the different offerings actually offer something different.
Most file managers, also called file browsers, do the same things. They let you navigate the file system, and inspect or select files and directories. You can copy and move files using drag and drop. You can delete or rename files, and open files or run applications by clicking on them.
Other actions can be performed by right-clicking a file or directory, or the background of a directory, and selecting options from context-menus. The Qt file manager, QtFM, makes it easy to add extension-sensitive custom commands called actions to…
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