Install Double Commander File Manager On Ubuntu, Via PPA

Double Commander file manager for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Install Double Commander file manager on Ubuntu, via PPA – on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu Derivatives. Double Commander (DoubleCMD) is a cross platform open source file manager for Linux Ubuntu. It comes with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander file manager.


Some key features of Double Commander file manager:

  • Unicode support
  • All operations working in background
  • Multi-rename tool
  • Tabbed interface
  • Custom columns
  • Internal text editor (F4)  with syntax hightlighting
  • Built in file viewer (F3) to view files of in hex, binary or text format
  • Archives are handled like subdirectories. You can easily copy files to and from archives. Supported archive types: ZIP, TAR GZ, TGZ, LZMA and also BZ2, RPM, CPIO, DEB, RAR.
  • Extended  search function with full text search in any files
  • Configurable button bar to start external programs or internal menu commands
  • Total Commander WCX, WDX and WLX plug-ins support
  • File operations logging

Double Commander 0.6.5 Beta is the latest version available for download. It has been released with the following changes:

  • Empty variables %Dl and %Dr for the root directory
  • Copying a directory to FTP and it already exists displays “Unknown error” message
  • Add support for PSD (Photoshop) files when viewing files as thumbnails in the file view panels
  • Samba: Copying error

Install Double Commander 0.6.5 Beta via PPA


Open Terminal and run the following commands to install Double Commander file manager on Linux Ubuntu Systems:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexx2000/doublecmd
$ sudo apt-get update

For GTK based systems, do:

$ sudo apt-get install doublecmd-gtk

For Qt based systems, do:

$ sudo apt-get install doublecmd-qt

To uninstall and remove Double CMD file manager from Linux Ubuntu systems, run the command given below:

$ sudo apt-get remove doublecmd-*

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