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CFILES(1) User Manual CFILES(1)



A ncurses file manager written in C

h: go to parent directory
l: go to child directory/open file
j: scroll down
k: scroll up
g: go to top
G: go to end
H: go to top of current view
M: go to middle of current view
L: go to bottom of current view
S: open shell in current directory
space: add/remove selection
tab: view selection list
e: edit selection list
u: empty selection list
y: copy files from selection list
v: move files from selection list
a: rename files from selection list
dd: move files to trash
dD: delete files
i: view mediainfo
I: view full preview in pager
.: toggle hidden files
b: toggle borders
´: view bookmarks
m: add bookmark
p: run script
r: reload
q: quit

Keybindings and colors can be customized in config.h
User scripts are read from XDG_CACHE_HOME/cfiles/scripts directory

cfiles supports w3mimgdisplay and Überzug for displaying images in terminal.

1. Überzug
Set DISPLAYIMG and CLEARIMG to the paths of displayimg_uberzug and clearimg_uberzug scripts respectively in config.h

2. w3mimgdisplay
Set DISPLAYIMG and CLEARIMG to the paths of displayimg and clearimg scripts respectively in config.h
You may have to edit the scripts a little in this case about which you can read at

Manan Singh (
January 2019 cfiles

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