Midnight Commander

What is the use of Midnight Commander?

The text-based command-line interface (CLI) program is the midnight commander (MC) is the program. It is beneficial when a GUI is not available, but you can also use a primary file manager when you use a GUI, but you can use a standard file manager when you use a GUI. I used frequently infrequent commanders with local and remote Linux computers with CLI, and it can be used in standard shells and remote terminals via SSH

The midnight commander is mouse-conscious when using a GUI desktop as part of a GUI desktop. Clicking on a file will select it and click on a menu item or click a function key button.

Here's a list of activities that can start in the Midnight commander file system in the file system browse mode Function keys on your keyboard.

F1: Displays help

F2: Opens user menu

F3: Displays the contents of the selected file

F4: Opens the selected file in the internal file editor

F5: Copies the selected file to the directory open in the second panel

F6: Move the selected file to the directory available in the second panel

F7: Makes a new directory in the directory open in the current panel

F8: Deletes the selected file or directory

F9: Focuses on the main menu at the top of the screen

F10: Exits mc

Features of Midnight Commander

The Midnight commander is mighty and has an extensive group of features:

  • Copy, move, move and link to the naming and delete the name that will be named or delete the name.
  • Allows the manipulation of file and directory permissions.
  • The remote systems can be treated as local directories.
  • Archive files (tar, .zip) can be treated.
  • Allows you to create the user's defined "hotlist" of regularly used directories.