Solved

FAR manager alternative

Posted on 2008-10-19
5
654 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
Hi,

I'm looking for a Far manager (http://www.farmanager.com) alternative. Program has to be a freeware, open source. It will be used for commercial purpose. Features that are needed:

- command line access (so FreeCommander is not an option)
- favorite folders
- access to remote windows shares
- plugins

Do you know software that meet's my needs? Or maybe you use file managers that are worth looking at?
0
Comment
Question by:kamsuj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:kukno
ID: 22752055
FAR Manager 1.80 IS Open Source!

http://www.farmanager.com/opensource.php?l=en

Regards
Kurt
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:kamsuj
ID: 22752069
yes I know but please provide a exact link to the exe file all I see from the web site is source code that I have to compile.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:kukno
ID: 22752089
an alternative could be

Midnight Commander. Basically a UNXI tool, however there is also a Win32 version.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight_Commander

Others (not free!) are:

SpeedCommander
http://www.speedproject.de/enu/speedcommander/index.html

TotalCommander
http://www.ghisler.com/index.htm

Regards
Kurt
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
kukno earned 500 total points
ID: 22752106
click on "nightly builds" at this page:

http://farmanager.rainforce.org/

direct link: http://farmanager.rainforce.org/nightly/

Regards
Kurt
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:kamsuj
ID: 22752329
Thanks kukno.
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Windows XP image 11 122
Looking to exFAT Driver for Win XP 11 13,927
XP driver for Dell Color MFP H625cdw printer needed 7 204
What is this Task? 4 182
Migration of Exchange mailbox can be done with the ExProfre.exe tool. But at times, when the ExProfre.exe tool migrates the Exchange Server user profile, it results in numerous synchronization problems. Synchronization error messages appear in the e…
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine. Here is how to get rid of this: Click Start Clic…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question