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FFF (Terminal File Manager)
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Description

Source: https://github.com/dylanaraps/fff

A well-supported, clean file manager that looks to be simpler than competing software like Ranger. It's written in bash as a single shell script and man page. Upon looking over the code and issues page on GitHub, there does not seem to be any bugs that would jeopardize the integrity or security of files.

It also adheres more closely to vim bindings than other terminal file managers and is configurable via environment variables, cutting down on config file bloat.

License is MIT.

Currently has over 1.5k stars on GitHub so I would anticipate good adoption by the community -- especially those who want a minimal setup.

Event Timeline

css459 created this task.Jan 14 2019, 6:04 PM
DataDrake closed this task as Wontfix.Jan 14 2019, 6:07 PM
DataDrake added a subscriber: DataDrake.

Not shipping a single bash script and a man page.

Not meaning to argue, but what is wrong with it being a single file? Surely it could still benefit from package management via system updates instead of installing by hand?

What's wrong is that if I say yes to one package like this, I suddenly have to start accepting every package like this.

In this particular case, even without my denying inclusion on those grounds, you are going to have an extremely difficult time pitching the usefulness of this over mc, vifm, ranger, or the other pre-existing terminal file-managers in the repo that have nearly all the same functionality. Solus is a curated distro. We don't accept everything into the repo and will frequently say no to trivial things like this because they end up cluttering the repo and don't demonstrate value-add over existing packages.

Totally understandable! Thanks for clarifying :)