System G 2.4.5

A UNIX file manager
System G
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Dealing with the UNIX command line, especially in order to manipulate the file system, is one of the biggest hurdles to widespread use of UNIX and Linux.Rialog for running arbitrary programs avoids need to manually open terminal windows.

System G was written to provide a simple way to access to the file system in the form of a graphical hierarchy of files and folders. System G project works with any window manager.

Main features:

  • Simple, tree style, hierarchical display of files and folders
  • Option to either display each folder in a separate window or to navigate the folder hierarchy within a single window
  • File bindings dialog to associate file types with programs
  • Rialog for running arbitrary programs avoids need to manually open terminal windows.
  • Automatically mounts disk when the associated directory is opened
  • Format UNIX and DOS floppy disks.
  • Drag-and-Drop to move and copy files and to create symbolic links (Fully compliant with the X Drag-and-Drop (XDND) and X Direct Save (XDS) protocols.)
  • Rename files and folders simply by clicking on the name and typing.
  • Change permissions simply by clicking on the appropriate permission.
  • All main windows have configurable button bars.
  • Sort by name, user, group, size, or date.
  • Shortcuts to your most frequented folders
  • Customizable menu shortcuts
  • (by editing string database -- a graphical editor is planned for later)
  • Safe trash can interface
  • Searchable, hypertext on-line help
  • Designed to work with multiple virtual desktops and both Click-to-Focus and Point-to-Focus.
  • Support for scrolling via wheel mice
  • Full support for European languages
  • Easy translation to other languages without the need to recompile the source
  • Works with Gnome and KDE session managers.
  • Y2K compliant

last updated on:
June 22nd, 2011, 7:47 GMT
license type:
Open Software License 
developed by:
John Lindal
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