HOW TO INSTALL DOUBLECMD DOUBLE COMMANDER LINUX APP IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST LINUX FILE MANAGER
In this article we are going to learn How to install Doublecmd double commander Linux file manager in Ubuntu 16.04. Doublecmd is a open source file manager for Linux. doublecmd double commander app was developed by Alexander Koblov and released under GNU GPLv2 license. This application is divided in to two panels with same view and same content. You can use both of the panels at same time to do multiple tasks at once. doublecmd Linux file manager developed by taking inspiration from Total commander but it has some extra and more advance features.
Now let’s have a look at features of Doublecmd Linux file manager :
- It’s an cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
- Doublecmd double commander package is available for both 32 Bit and 64 Bit operating system.
- This application supports various archive formats i.e. gz, bz2, zip, rar, tar…etc…
- Supports multiple major languages.
- Doublecmd double commander Linux file manager has it’s own text editor which supports syntax highlighting.
- Supports unicode text format.
- Easily access network shares.
- Use keyword shortcuts to make your work more convenient.
- Create Symlink and Hardlink easily.
- Mount & Unmount drives.
For more Information’s & features you can visit the official website.
Follow the below steps to install Doublecmd double commander Linux file manager in Ubuntu 16.04
Before start the installation of doublecmd double commander Linux app we have to install official PPA repository for that. So to install the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexx2000/doublecmd # Install PPA Repository [sudo] password for elinuxbook: Double Commander is a cross platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas. More info: https://launchpad.net/~alexx2000/+archive/ubuntu/doublecmd Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp16ffs36_/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp16ffs36_/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key BE35DEDD from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmp16ffs36_/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key BE35DEDD: public key "Launchpad Double Commander" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
After installing the PPA repository now let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command to take effect.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alexx2000/doublecmd/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/otter-browser/release/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:6 https://deb.opera.com/opera-stable stable InRelease Hit:7 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
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After updating the packages & repositories now we are ready to install the doublecmd Linux file manager package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install doublecmd-qt # Install the doublecmd double commander Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: doublecmd-common doublecmd-plugins libqt4-opengl libqt4pas5 libqtwebkit4 Suggested packages: doublecmd-help-en | doublecmd-help libffmpegthumbnailer4 libunrar0 mplayer rabbitvcs-core The following NEW packages will be installed: doublecmd-common doublecmd-plugins doublecmd-qt libqt4-opengl libqt4pas5 libqtwebkit4 0 upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 249 not upgraded. Need to get 17.3 MB of archives. After this operation, 83.9 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Doublecmd double commander Linux package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l doublecmd-qt # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii doublecmd-qt 0.8.1-0+svn7950~xenial amd64 twin-panel (commander-style) file manager (Qt4)
Now to open the application just type the command doublecmd on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ doublecmd # Open the doublecmd linux file manager app
To uninstall the Doublecmd double commander Linux package use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r doublecmd-qt # Uninstall the Package (Reading database ... 250015 files and directories currently installed.) Removing doublecmd-qt (0.8.1-0+svn7950~xenial) ...
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