Pantheon File Manager is a simple, light, fast, powerful and forked from Marlin file manager. It is default file manager in Elementary OS and maintained by Elementary OS. It doesn't have too much functionality like Nautilus, it offers minimal graphical user interface but incorporates several features such as excellent management of previews, file properties, and so on detailed research. Pantheon file manager also has Dropbox and Ubuntu One plugins and it allows you to upload files in your web space and share it with others with context menu. Some other enhancements like subtle blue glow of the folder when cursor on over folder, single click open file/folder, multi-tab functionality, and from properties folder management that user can color tags the files/folders which complies with preferences.
Some of its features:
- Full integration with GTK+3 and Granite.
- Built for the Pantheon DE as the main target.
- Tab browsing, allowing the restoration of closed tabs.
- Support for extensions written in Vala. Current extensions include:
- Color tags for files and folders.
- Dropbox and Ubuntu One integration.
To install Pantheon File Manager in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/Linux Mint 16 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
To install Pantheon File Manager in Ubuntu 12.04/Linux Mint 13 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
If you used daily PPA then after installation disable this PPA because it also contains unstable builds. Use following command: