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Midnight Commander - where?

Postby kenetics on Fri Aug 24, 2007 4:41 pm

Installed Midnight Commander from repo. It shows as installed but I can't find it anywhere. Where did it go?
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Re: Midnight Commander - where?

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:11 pm

kenetics wrote:Installed Midnight Commander from repo. It shows as installed but I can't find it anywhere. Where did it go?

Open Terminal and type mc.
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Postby kenetics on Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:38 pm

Ah, there it is. Thanks.
I guess it's not integrated with Gnome.
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Postby scorp123 on Sat Aug 25, 2007 3:25 pm

kenetics wrote:I guess it's not integrated with Gnome.
The GNOME version of 'mc' was called 'gmc' ... and it was the precursor to the nautilus file manager which is now the standard file manager in GNOME. I don't see 'gmc' in the repos anymore, I think it was abandoned in favour of 'nautilus'.

RedHat.com still has its manual and a screenshot online:
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-6.1-Manual/getting-started-guide/gmc.html

Screenshot taken from there:
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As you can see the current nautilus looks much nicer :wink:
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Postby nelamvr6 on Sat Aug 25, 2007 3:48 pm

There is a program called Gnome Commander which is pretty close to MC but with a much nicer UI.

You can get it via synaptic.

here's a screenshot:

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Postby scorp123 on Sat Aug 25, 2007 4:55 pm

nelamvr6 wrote:There is a program called Gnome Commander which is pretty close to MC but with a much nicer UI.
Nice. :)
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Postby antiquexray on Sat Aug 25, 2007 5:08 pm

nelamvr6 wrote:There is a program called Gnome Commander which is pretty close to MC but with a much nicer UI.

You can get it via synaptic.
How do you get it to run?

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Ok. Know how to launch it. Can you replace Nautilas with it, or is it just in addition to?
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