X File Explorer 1.37

X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, originally developed by Maxim Baranov.
Xfe is developed since 2002 by Roland Baudin, a french Linux enthusiast. Xfe Features


  • Very fast graphic user interface

  • Small memory footprint

  • UTF-8 support (through the FOX 1.6 library)

  • Commander/Explorer interface with four file manager modes : a) one panel, b) directory tree and one panel, c) two panels, and d) directory tree and two panels

  • Integrated text editor (X File Write, xfw)

  • Integrated text viewer (X File View, xfv)

  • Integrated image viewer (X File Image, xfi)

  • Integrated RPM or DEB packages viewer / installer / uninstaller (X File Package, xfp)

  • Copy/cut/paste files from and to your favorite desktop (GNOME/KDE/XFCE/ROX)

  • Drag and Drop in Xfe and from and to your favorite desktop

  • Root mode with authentication by su or sudo

  • Status line

  • File associations

  • Optional trash can for file delete operations (compliant with Freedesktop standards)

  • Auto save registry

  • Double click or single click files and directories navigation

  • Mouse right click pop-up menu in tree list and file lists

  • Change file attributes

  • Mount/Unmount devices (for Linux only)

  • Toolbars

  • Bookmarks

  • Back and forward history lists for directory navigation

  • Path linker for directory navigation

  • Color themes (GNOME, KDE, Windows, ...)

  • Icon themes (Xfe, GNOME, KDE, XFCE, Tango, Windows...)

  • Create archives (tar, compress, zip, gzip, bzip2, xz and 7zip formats are supported)

  • Extract archives (tar, compress, zip, gzip, bzip2, xz, lzh, rar, ace, arj and 7zip formats are supported)

  • Tooltips with file properties

  • Progress bars or dialogs for lengthy file operations

  • Thumbnails image previews

  • Configurable key bindings

  • Startup notification

  • Ability to enqueue multimedia files (open command)

  • Available in 19 languages


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