Linux Software Map: Midnight Commander

  • Version: 4.1
  • Entered-date: 1997-12-25
  • Description: File manager and visual shell with transparent support for tar, ftp, rpm, deb (and others) as file systems. Builtin hex and text, editor and viewer. Online help, file type interpretation, and hundreds of powerful features and short cuts.
  • (1200k)
  • Keywords: file directory manager shell browser utility curses mouse menu visual user-friendly color vfs tar ftp gzip undelete editor viewer
  • Author: (Andrej Borsenkow) (Radek Doulik) (Ching Hui) (Miguel de Icaza) (Jakub Jelinek) (Janne Kukonlehto) (Fred Leeflang) (Mauricio Plaza) (Dugan Porter) (Paul Sheer) (Norbert Warmuth)
  • Maintained-by: (Miguel de Icaza)
  • (1200k)
  • Platforms: alpha-dec-osf, alpha-linux, hppa-hp-hpux, ix86-bsdi, ix86-freebsd, ix86-linux, ix86-os2, ix86-sco, ix86-solaris, ix86-windows95, ix86-windows-nt, m68k-apple-aux, mc88110-aviion-dgux, mips-sgi-irix, mips-dec-ultrix, powerpc-ibm-aix, powerpc-linux, rs6000-ibm-aix, sparc-sun-netbsd, sparc-sun-solaris, sparc-sun-sunos, sparc-linux, unixware. If mouse support is required on the Linux console, then the GPM mouse server.
  • it: (available at
  • mx: ( It is also preferable to use Rxvt as an X Terminal if you are using mc under X.
  • de: (available at
  • mx: (
  • Copying-policy: GPL
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