GNOME Commander is a "two-pane" graphical file manager for the Linux desktop using GNOME libraries. It aims to fulfill the demands of more advanced users who like to focus on file management, their work through special applications and running smart commands.
For a quick overview have a look at the screenshots, images tell a lot.
Important note: This bugfix release comes with a long awaited fix for bug bgo#653573 which resulted in storing a clear-text password in the config file of Gnome Commander when not using Gnome Keyring Manager for storing the connection password.
For GCMD users it is therefore highly recommended to update to v.1.4.6. Furthermore, users should check if there are passwords stored in the
You can report or view GNOME Commander bugs at the gnome.org Bugzilla.
All users of GNOME Commander are very welcome to help us find, hunt down and kill bugs. :)
There are two mailing lists regarding GNOME Commander.
All posts from non-members are beeing held for approval due to spam reasons, but anyone is welcome to sign up on the lists and post unmoderated.
Since 2013: Uwe Scholz (maintainer of source code and home page).
Former managers and developers were
A special "Thank you" is addressed to Marcus Bjurman who was the original creator and former manager/developer. Marcus initiaded this project publicly in 2001 and developed it up to version 1.1.6 in 2004. Without him there would not have been any GNOME Commander.
Gnome Commander is open source software and it's free. Nevertheless you might want to donate some money to the authors?
Let me propose this: Donate a small amount of money to one of the following organizations...
... or another one of these kind, send a picture of the donation to the dev-mailinglist and write some words which describe why you like Gnome Commander. This would be a high motivation for further development.
And remember to celebrate the "I love free software day" on February, 14th.