As you may know, Double Commander is a free, open-source, cross-platform two-side file manager, inspired by Total Commander.
Among others, it has a tabbed interface, has a built-in multi-rename tool, is capable of performing tasks in the background, has an internal text editor with syntax hightlighting and a built-in file viewer, it supports ZIP, TAR GZ, TGZ, LZMA, BZ2, RPM, CPIO, DEB and RAR archive formats and sees them as subdirectories and has an extended search function, among others.
The latest version available is Double Commander 0.7.1, which brings the below changes:
- [Language translation] Updated Slovenian translation
- [File operations] Error while Search Text in files (ALT+F7) if using UCS
- [Graphical user interface] Ukrainian translation of selected files count
- [Graphical user interface] GUI stops responding to mouse input after overriding file over ftp
- [Language translation] Translating the pop-up comment on the shortcut
- [Default] doublecmd.desktop “Categories” in group “Desktop Entry” contains a deprecated value “Application”
- [Language translation] updates greek translation, DC .7.0 beta compatibility
- [Language translation] german translation against 0.70 latest beta
- [Default] doublecmd FTBFS on arm64
- [File operations] Clicking on “Go to file” button when search in progress causes doublecmd crash
Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the file manager on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems is easy.
All you have to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the doublecmd-gtk or doublecmd-qt (depending on your DE) package:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexx2000/doublecmd
$ sudo apt-get update
For GTK based systems, do:
$ sudo apt-get install doublecmd-gtk
For Qt based systems, do:
$ sudo apt-get install doublecmd-qt
Optional, to remove doublecmd, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove doublecmd-*