ranger

A VIM-inspired filemanager for the console (by ranger)

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ranger/ranger is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts

Posts where ranger has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-05-27.
  • How is "window swallowing" configured on ranger? (And the type of files to be "swallowed")
    reddit.com/r/ranger | 2021-06-16
    Here are some parts of ranger guide, that can be useful for you: [Selection, Macros, Tags](https://github.com/ranger/ranger/wiki/Official-User-Guide#Selection-Macros-Tags-)
  • PREVIEW IMAGES IN TERMINAL FOR WAYLAND?
    reddit.com/r/swaywm | 2021-06-10
    Nothing specific to those terminals that I can see here: https://github.com/ranger/ranger/wiki/Image-Previews
  • konsole+ranger bug?
    reddit.com/r/kde | 2021-05-30
    Konsole and some other terminals have the same issue there is an old bug report which may have some solutions https://github.com/ranger/ranger/issues/859
  • Neat Linux CLI tools
    dev.to | 2021-05-27
    Ranger is a console file manager for the X Window System / Wayland. It lets you browse your file system using just the cursor keys. It's great for viewing images too, pressing the right arrow on an image shows it.
  • Sorting contents of a folder
    reddit.com/r/ranger | 2021-05-22
  • Two questions about ranger
    reddit.com/r/ranger | 2021-05-17
    2- Well in theory it's possible to use drag and drop but i never tried it: https://github.com/ranger/ranger/wiki/Drag-and-Drop
  • Why do so many tutorials use the command line for file navigation?
    Ranger is a file browser/manager with Vim-like shortcuts. https://github.com/ranger/ranger
  • YES, Welcome to the future. https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/foot
    reddit.com/r/swaywm | 2021-05-07
    You can try ranger with the w3mimgdisplay setting and yaimg-sixel. https://github.com/ranger/ranger/issues/723#issuecomment-268787469
  • It is possible to navigate a text file without opening it?
    reddit.com/r/ranger | 2021-04-28
    Ok found the solution:
  • Is there any way in Vim or Emacs to highlight a PDF with commands and shortcuts
    reddit.com/r/vim | 2021-04-23
    You might be interested in zathura which lets you view documents in a terminal and hast vim mappings https://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/documentation/ And it integrates for example with ranger https://github.com/ranger/ranger
  • Do you use a file tree explorer?
    reddit.com/r/vim | 2021-04-22
    Explorers: https://github.com/ranger/ranger (Excellent terminal file explorer) you can integrate it with fasd (or z probably) to quickly find frecent files https://github.com/clvv/fasd https://github.com/rafaqz/ranger.vim (vim integration) Or https://github.com/Shougo/defx.nvim (vim file explorer by the infamous shougo)
  • How to navigate directories faster with Bash (2015)
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-22
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    dev.to | 2021-04-20
    ranger
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    I want you to try nnn and then ranger, then get back to me about what kind of response times you notice.
  • File manager recommendation
    So I know you said "GUI" but ranger supports this