How To Install Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0 On The Most Popular Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Wal Commander is an open-source file manager available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows.

The latest version available is Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0, which has been recently released. Among others, it has command-line autocomplete features in the commands history, a ‘Select folders’ option has been added, the F3 key calculates the total size of selected folders, a new setting for displaying folder icons and executable icons has been added and a new feature that shows the current path in the command-line has been implemented.

how to install Wal Commander GitHub Edition 0.17.0 on the most popular Linux systems: Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Fedora 21, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Mageia 4 and OpenMandriva Lx 2014.

In this article I will show you how to install Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0 on the most popular Linux systems: Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Fedora 21, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Mageia 4 and OpenMandriva Lx 2014.

Because it is not available via any repository, we have to download the deb/rpm packages from SourceForge and install them by hand. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0 on Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm_0.17.1-1_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi wcm_0.17.1-1_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm_0.17.1-1_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi wcm_0.17.1-1_amd64.deb

Optional, to remove Wal Commander from either Ubuntu, Debian or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove wcm

How to install Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0 on Fedora, CentOS and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm-0.17.1-2.i386.rpm
$ sudo yum install wcm-0.17.1-2.i386.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm-0.17.1-2.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum install wcm-0.17.1-2.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove Wal Commander from either Fedora, CentOS or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo yum remove wcm

How to install Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0 on OpenSUSE and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm-0.17.1-2.i386.rpm
$ sudo zypper install wcm-0.17.1-2.i386.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm-0.17.1-2.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo zypper install wcm-0.17.1-2.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove Wal Commander from OpenSUSE or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo zypper remove wcm

How to install Wal Commander “GitHub Edition” 0.17.0 on Mageia, OpenMandriva and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm-0.17.1-2.i386.rpm
$ sudo urpmi wcm-0.17.1-2.i386.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/walcommander/files/0.17.0/wcm-0.17.1-2.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo urmpi wcm-0.17.1-2.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove Wal Commander from either Mageia, OpenMandriva or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo urpme wcm

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