XFE – Lightweight Windows File Explorer like File Manager for X

XFE (The X-Files Explorer) is a lightweight Windows File Explorer or Commander like File Manager for Unix / Linux X.

It has a small memory footprint, is very fast, and only needs the FOX library to be fully functional, aimed at reducing the weight of desktop users.

XFE Features include:

  • UTF-8 support
  • Commander / Explorer interface with 4 UI modes
  • Stacking horizontal or vertical file panels
  • Integrated text editor (xfwrite), image viewer (xfimage)
  • Integrated RPM or DEB package installer / uninstaller (xfpack).
  • Custom shell scripts (such as Nautilus scripts)
  • Search files and directories
  • Disk usage command
  • Mount / Unmount Device (Linux only)
  • Color, control, icon themes (GNOME, KDE, Windows, …)
  • Archive creation and extraction (tar, compress, zip, gzip, bzip2, xz, lzh, rar, ace, arj, 7zip formats are supported)
  • File comparison (using external tools)
  • Thumbnail image preview
  • Configurable key bindings

XFE – Lightweight Windows File Explorer like File Manager for X

To install XFE on Ubuntu, just open terminal Execute the command:

sudo apt install xfe

XFE – Lightweight Windows File Explorer like File Manager for X

Once installed, open your file manager from the system application launcher and have fun!

(Optional) To remove XFE, run the command in your terminal.

sudo apt remove --autoremove xfe
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