Dino File Manager: A lightweight file manager written in Qt

Dino File Manager (DFM) is a File manager written in Qt, which promises to be lightweight and functional. Although its development is still in a very early stage, it is already perfectly usable and needless to say, the integration with KDE o RazorQT it's excellent.

Dino it's fast, it has tabs and even its own integrated text editor. It can be completely controlled by keyboard shortcuts, with which we can create folders, create symbolic links, create custom actions, and work with our files.

It has a very simple view mode that allows you to display folders in the form of a tree. The tabs can be placed at the top or bottom and the only problem it has is that it consumes a few Mb more than Thunar y Nautilus with a single window / tab open.

The source code of the project can be obtained at the following link http://dfm.sourceforge.net/ and luckily for us, we can test it in most of the most popular distros since it is in their official repositories.

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  1.   Wolf said

    Great, I'm interested in it - although Dolphin is a great file browser. I'm going to see if it's in the Arch AUR.

  2.   dwarf said

    It's good for anyone who wants to make razorqt work with a lightweight qt manager.

    1.    Hugo said

      Hmm ... if with a tab it consumes more than Nautilus, I don't think it is particularly light.

  3.   pandev92 said

    I don't know if it is the trend, but every time people try to make lightweight file managers, with few or hidden features, copying the crap from the osx file manager, finder ...

    1.    taregon said

      Cross your fingers so that no such thing happens 😐

  4.   Hache said

    I've been looking for a file manager in Qt for a long time and nothing, in the end I always have to go back to pcmanfm. Let's see if there's any luck with Dino!

  5.   AurosZx said

    Added to my list of lightweight apps for when RazorQt is more mature… 🙂

  6.   vicky said

    There is a pretty good one qtfm

    1.    kennatj said

      That I am using with Razor-Qt xD

  7.   Ozcar said

    We will have to try it to see how it works. It would be ideal for the Razor, which I recently tested, and while it still has a long way to go, it promises a lot.

  8.   Maxwell said

    Just how I like simple and handy file managers, before I got stuck with the FD, I was using the Tux commander. It will be time to try this to see how it goes in Trisquel.