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