Joshuto is a file manager for the terminal (based on ranger), with basic features but easy to use.

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You can clone the repository and build it yourself (with cargo, Rust compiling tool), or install it from AUR (Arch Linux) or COPR (Fedora). More info on its repository page.


Just run joshuto to open Joshuto in the current folder. Use ‘up’ and ‘down’ arrow keys to move the cursor and the ‘right’ arrow key to open folders or files. When opening a file, you need to type which app to use (e.g.: nano to open a text file). Other relevant shortcuts are:

  • SPACE: select files individually.
  • d: delete or cut a file.
  • ESC: cancel an operation.
  • q: quit.




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