Re: [dwm] [Offtopic] minimalistic filesystem ncurses viewer

From: markus schnalke <>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2008 18:11:03 +0100

[2008-12-27 11:48] Ian Daniher <>
> What's wrong with midnight commander? It's an oldy but a goody. Two pane
> file interface, has a boatload of features. Is it the "bloat" of these other
> features that you're trying to avoid?

This too, but worst is its usability. The keystrokes are a real mess.

> Instead of the binary tree program, I found this bash-oneliner replacement:
> find . -print | sed -e 's;[^/]*/;|____;g;s;____|; |;g'
> It's about the same speed as the regular program and more suckless then a
> dedicated binary.(IMO)

but it's less flexible than `tree'[0] for example, which can print
sizes, ownership, or permissions with specifying one parameter.



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