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Double Commander is an open source file manager with two panels side by side which many people claim to be the best alternative to Total Commander (I for one prefer MC but I also enjoyed testing Double Commander). In fact Double Commander is inspired by Total commander but also features some new ideas.

Double Commander runs on Linux and Windows.

Double Commander features:
  • 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
  • Many more...

Double Commander for Linux comes with both GTK2 and Qt versions and you can download it from HERE (it includes Ubuntu .deb files). Note: the GTK2 Ubuntu .deb didn't work for me (the Options dialog is empty) so I suggest you install the QT Ubuntu .deb.