This article provides a list of file managers available in Gentoo.
A file manager is a computer program that allows for the manipulation of files and directories on a computer's filesystem.
Typically, graphical file managers are opened and configured from the desktop environment.
|Dolphin||kde-apps/dolphin||https://apps.kde.org/dolphin/||Plasma filemanager focusing on usability.|
|emelFM2||app-misc/emelfm2||http://emelfm2.net||File manager that implements the popular two-pane design.|
|Nautilus (Files)||gnome-base/nautilus||website||Default file manager for the GNOME desktop.|
|Nemo||gnome-extra/nemo||https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo||Fork of GNOME's Nautilus file manager for Cinnamon.|
|PCManFM||x11-misc/pcmanfm||https://wiki.lxde.org/en/PCManFM||Powerful yet lightweight file manager from LXDE.|
|PCManFM-Qt||x11-misc/pcmanfm-qt||https://github.com/lxqt/pcmanfm-qt||Qt GUI File manager, default file manager of LXQt.|
|spacefm||x11-misc/spacefm||http://ignorantguru.github.io/spacefm/||A multi-panel tabbed file manager.|
|Thunar||xfce-base/thunar||https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/start||Xfce file manager.|
|X File Explorer||x11-misc/xfe||http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/||MS-Explorer-like minimalist file manager for X.|
|GNU Midnight Commander||app-misc/mc||https://midnight-commander.org/||Free cross-platform orthodox file manager, started in 1994 as a clone of Norton Commander.|
|nnn (n³)||app-misc/nnn||https://github.com/jarun/nnn||Full-featured terminal file manager, tiny, nearly 0-config, and incredibly fast.|
|ranger||app-misc/ranger||https://ranger.github.io/||Console file manager with VI key bindings, a minimalistic, friendly curses interface, with a view on the directory hierarchy.|
|Vifm||app-misc/vifm||https://vifm.info/||Console file manager with vi(m)-like keybindings. Offers familiar navigation for vim junkies.|
- Desktop environment — provides a list of desktop environments available in Gentoo.
- Recommended applications — applications recommended for use in a graphical environment (X11, Wayland)
- Recommended tools — lists system-administration related tools recommended for use in a shell environment (terminal/console)