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I'm looking for a file browser from the terminal. Ideally, a program that looks and feels like mocp (music on console player) dedicated to file browsing. Repeatedly typing in 'cd' and 'ls' in the terminal is too irksome. Also, I'm sick of aliasing commands to cd to specific highly-used folders in my filesystem.

Recommendations? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My terminal is bash.

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closed as not constructive by Canadian Luke, Indrek, Mokubai, Nifle, Diogo Sep 23 '12 at 23:04

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I'm sure you'll find midnight commander very useful. In ubuntu you should be able to install it with:

apt-get install mc
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There are many console-based file manager, mc as Luis said above, and ranger, vifm, lfm, and many-many other.

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