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mc-wrapper does not exit to MC_PWD directory

I recently installed openSUSE 13.1 and set up the mc in typical why by aliasing mc with mc-wrapper.sh to have it exit into the last working directory in mc instance. However this does not seem to be ...
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Midnight Commander: user running commands or scripts/executables

When I putty to my CentOS (6.4) and launch mc as a normal user (not root) I get fired from the putty window: Server unexpectedly closed network connection. This quit annoying if you are used to ...
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Install MC with SMB support

how to install MC (Midnight Commander) with Samba support (smb:// link like ftp). Im unable to install it thou apt-get. Ive got just mc version without smb. And install from sources failed. I try to ...
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Is there a way to change shortcuts in midnight commander?

I haven't found anything on the topic in the Internet. The only line from .mc/ini that looks related to the question is keymap=mc.keymap but I have no idea what to do with it.
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Midnight Commander upload/copy exclude

My question is similar to this one, but I would like to exclude some directories recursively when copying/uploading files. Specifically I would like to exclude .git folders from the whole codebase I'm ...
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How to resume file upload to FTP in Midnight Commander?

Trying to upload very big file and after some hours connection is lost. When I try to upload one more time, there is only Append option in Midnight Commander, which is not the same as Resume...
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Is Midnight Commander tool a convenient software to have on a Linux machine? [closed]

I heard some opinions that mc cannot be installed on a Linux server just because somebody wants to. My point is: The MC is quite a convenient tool to use, very useful and powerful, with a helpful ...
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Midnight Commander search exclude?

In Midnight Commander, is it possible to exclude some directories/patterns/... when doing search? (M-?) I'm specifically interested in skipping the .hg subdirectory.
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sudo midnight commander

I sometimes start midnight commander as superuser with the command sudo mc to do some operations on the current working directory as superuser. But this results in ~/.mc having the wrong ...
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Installing Midnight Commander from sources (no root privileges)

I tried to configure ./configure --prefix=/localfolder glib-2.26.1/ make make install but it fails at make stage. trying to configure mc-4.6.1/ and make doesn't obviously work. What are the steps ...
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How to build mc for kubuntu without root access?

mc (Midnight Commander) in Kubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) has a problem accessing .zip and other archives as a virtual file system. It has to do with a changed format of the output from unzip. ...
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Cannot install mc using apt-get

I'm trying to install mc using apt-get: apt-get install mc ... and get the following error: Failed to fetch http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/m/mc/mc_4.6.2-2_i386.deb 404 Not Found ...