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File Managers to try in Linux Fedora – Part 2


In the first part we have seen three file managers in Linux Fedora (See Here: Now, in this part we will see remaining five other options to try.

Here, we will be listing the file managers available in Linux Fedora for simple management of file and folders. In the first part of the post, we have explored three powerful applications such as Dolphin (Default File Manager on Fedora), Midnight Commander and Krusader. Now let’s look at other file managers available for Fedora, some of which reproduce a graphical interface for easy to use.

4) Linux File Manager Konqueror

Konqueror is another powerful file manager for Fedora. One of its main features is that it can also be used as a web browser. Just enter the URL you want to appear in the address bar.

The main difference compared to previous is that the Konqueror file manager provides the ability to open multiple tabs, each of which can contain multiple directories. For example, a window below has been divided into three panels, one on the left and two on the right.


To the left of the pane is a sidebar for easy navigation of the entire file system. The simple and intuitive interface not only facilitates navigation and reorganization of directories, but also makes it easier to find the files for editing and deleting.

Navigation can be done using the traditional keyboard commands, but also with the use of a mouse. Konqueror is also making possible to activate the detailed view of showing the file name, the preview, the last modified date, size, owner and permissions.

Top of the page there is the main menu from which you can access the application configurations. This file manager allows you to set the interface to suit your needs and save it so that it is re-equaled to all restarts.

5) File Manger Linux Nautilius

Nautilus file manager works on a single pane directory. In addition to central management, it has a sidebar for navigation of the file system. Due to its ease of use, it is especially recommended for beginners.


Nautilus is generally in systems with GNOME, but it can also be installed and used with KDE. Unlike the previous file manager, it does not support multiple sheets, but the navigation can be done either by using the keyboard command or with the mouse.

6) Linux File manager Thunar

Thunar is a file manger very similar to the Nautilius, both in regards to the graphics and functionality. That’s the reason why there is no need to dwell on this file manager.

7) File manager PCManFM

PCManFM is intended to replace the file manager Nautilus and Thunar. All three share the same interface, very simple and more or less the same functionality. Due this reason we are not going to dwell on this manager as well.

8) Linux XFE File Manager

XFE is one of the most flexible file managers and has an interface very similar to the previous three. It can be configured to display one or two panes and the side navigation bar as an optional.

XFE File Manager

XFE performs all operations such as drag and drop, but requires a bit of steps to associate files to specific applications such as LibreOffice.


We have seen 8 file managers, all free and licensed under the open source. You can download them directly from the repositories of Fedora or CentOS.

Besides these file managers replicated by, there are certainly others. The choice of the program for file management should depend on your needs and therefore not possible to state which file manager is better than another. If you are using file manager that isn’t mentioned here, share it with us in the comment box below.

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