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4Pane: version 2.0 released

4Pane 2.0 released. 4Pane is a dual twin-pane Linux file manager. New features: automatic updating using inotify; sshfs support.

In more detail:

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 2.0 has now been released. Apart from the usual bug-fixes, the main changes are:
- 4Pane now automatically updates its panes when their contents change.
- It's now possible to mount and browse remote data using sshfs.

Posted by David Hart 2013-12-12

4Pane: version 1.0 released

4Pane 1.0 released. 4Pane is a dual twin-pane Linux file manager. New features: a su/sudo frontend; xz and lzma support; better usability

In more detail:

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.... read more

Posted by David Hart 2012-06-18

New packages for recent distro versions

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.8.0 packages for Ubuntu oneiric, Fedora 16 and openSUSE 12.1 are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2011-11-19

Packages for Ubuntu natty and Slackware 13.37

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.8.0 packages for Ubuntu natty & Slackware 13.37 are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2011-05-01

4Pane: version 0.8.0 released

4Pane 0.8.0 has now been released. Apart from bug-fixes, the main changes are: there is now a menu item 'Permanently Delete', which really deletes rather than just moving to a can; the selected pane now subtly highlights its header, or the top of its toolbar, to indicate that it has focus; i18n-related improvements; there are now Italian and Danish translations provided.

Binaries are available here for the latest versions of Ubuntu, Debian, Mepis, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Mandriva and Slackware. Packages for older versions of these distros, plus Gentoo/Sabayon, Zenwalk and Puppy, can be found at http://www.4pane.co.uk, which also has repositories for those distros that use them, and source and debug packages.

Posted by David Hart 2011-01-08

4Pane packages for recent distro versions

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.7.0 packages for Fedora 13, Slackware 13.1 and Zenwalk 6.4 are now available, either from here or from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2010-06-05

4Pane: 0.7.0 released

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.7.0 has now been released. Apart from bug-fixes, the main changes are: it's now possible to overwrite files inside virtual archives (instead of only being able to store duplicates); the Options dialog has been altered, and this and several others made smaller so that they'll fit on a netbook screen; various changes to make 4Pane more locale-aware.... read more

Posted by David Hart 2010-02-02

Rpms for Fedora, SUSE and Mandriva available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for Fedora 12, SUSE 11.2 and Mandriva 2010.0 are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2009-11-18

4Pane packages for Ubuntu karmic available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for Ubuntu karmic are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2009-11-02

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for Slackware 13.0 are now available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for Slackware 13.0 are now available here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk. The website also has the necessary 13.0 wxGTK packages, both i386 and x86_64.

Posted by David Hart 2009-09-05

4Pane 0.6.0 rpms for Fedora 11 are now available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 rpms for Fedora 11 are now available here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2009-06-18

4Pane packages for Ubuntu jaunty & Mandriva 2009.1 available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for Ubuntu jaunty & Mandriva 2009.1 are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2009-05-10

4Pane packages for Debian lenny & PCLinuxOS 2009.1 available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for Debian lenny and PCLinuxOS 2009.1 are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2009-03-23

4Pane packages for openSUSE 11.1 & Slackware 12.2 available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 packages for openSUSE 11.1 and Slackware 12.2 are now available, both from here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2008-12-21

4Pane 0.6.0 rpms for Fedora 10 are now available

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0 rpms for Fedora 10 are now available here and from the 4Pane website, http://www.4Pane.co.uk

Posted by David Hart 2008-11-30

4Pane: 0.6.0 released

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

4Pane 0.6.0, the first 'stable' version, has now been released. Apart from bug-fixes, the main change is a new feature:
A Quick-Grep dialog which provides the commonest grep options on a single page. The original, multi-page Full-Grep is still available, of course.... read more

Posted by David Hart 2008-11-20

4Pane: 0.5.1 released

4Pane is a highly configurable Linux file manager. It has dual twin-panes, each of which has a directory tree-view pane and a detailed-list pane for files. Advanced features include undo/redo, archive management, multiple renaming and user-defined tools.

Version 0.5.1 has now been released. Apart from bug-fixes, the main changes are:

When mounting a removable device partition as root, 4Pane now attempts to give the user write permission.
You can now choose, when Moving/Pasting a relative symlink, for its original target not to be retained.
i18n is now supported.
Changes to help distro packagers.... read more

Posted by David Hart 2008-05-29

Release of 4Pane 0.5, a file manager for Linux

I'm pleased to announce the first file release of 4Pane, a four-pane detailed-list file manager for Linux, designed to be fully-featured without bloat. In addition to standard file manager things, it offers multiple undo and redo of most operations (including deletions), archive management including 'virtual browsing' inside archives, multiple renaming/duplication of files, a terminal emulator and user-defined tools. There is more information, including screenshots and an online manual, at http://www.4pane.co.uk... read more

Posted by David Hart 2008-01-13