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Install Double Commander File Manager On Ubuntu, Via PPA

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Double Commander file manager for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Install Double Commander file manager on Ubuntu, via PPA – on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu Derivatives. Double Commander (DoubleCMD) is a cross platform open source file manager for Linux Ubuntu. It comes with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander file manager.

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Some key features of Double Commander file manager:

  • Unicode support
  • All operations working in background
  • Multi-rename tool
  • Tabbed interface
  • Custom columns
  • Internal text editor (F4)  with syntax hightlighting
  • Built in file viewer (F3) to view files of in hex, binary or text format
  • Archives are handled like subdirectories. You can easily copy files to and from archives. Supported archive types: ZIP, TAR GZ, TGZ, LZMA and also BZ2, RPM, CPIO, DEB, RAR.
  • Extended  search function with full text search in any files
  • Configurable button bar to start external programs or internal menu commands
  • Total Commander WCX, WDX and WLX plug-ins support
  • File operations logging

Double Commander 0.6.5 Beta is the latest version available for download. It has been released with the following changes:

  • Empty variables %Dl and %Dr for the root directory
  • Copying a directory to FTP and it already exists displays “Unknown error” message
  • Add support for PSD (Photoshop) files when viewing files as thumbnails in the file view panels
  • Samba: Copying error

Install Double Commander 0.6.5 Beta via PPA

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Open Terminal and run the following commands to install Double Commander file manager on Linux Ubuntu Systems:

$ 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

To uninstall and remove Double CMD file manager from Linux Ubuntu systems, run the command given below:

$ sudo apt-get remove doublecmd-*