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See also: [[AUR Helpers]] and [[Pacman GUI Frontends]]
See also: [[AUR Helpers]] and [[Pacman GUI Frontends]]
* {{App|Pkgtools|A collection of scripts for Arch Linux packages. Includes '''pkgfile''' – to find what package owns a file|https://github.com/Daenyth/pkgtools|{{Pkg|pkgtools}}}}
* {{App|[[pkgtools]]|A collection of scripts for Arch Linux packages. Includes '''pkgfile''' – to find what package owns a file|https://github.com/Daenyth/pkgtools|{{Pkg|pkgtools}}}}
* {{App|pacman-color|Command-line frontend for libalpm aka pacman with color patch.|http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/|{{AUR|pacman-color}}}}
* {{App|pacman-color|Command-line frontend for libalpm aka pacman with color patch.|http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/|{{AUR|pacman-color}}}}
* {{App|Pacman-contrib|Utilities for use with the pacman package manager.|http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/|{{Pkg|pacman-contrib}}}}
* {{App|Pacman-contrib|Utilities for use with the pacman package manager.|http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/|{{Pkg|pacman-contrib}}}}

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Package management

See also: AUR Helpers and Pacman GUI Frontends

  • pkgtools — A collection of scripts for Arch Linux packages. Includes pkgfile – to find what package owns a file
https://github.com/Daenyth/pkgtools || pkgtools
  • pacman-color — Command-line frontend for libalpm aka pacman with color patch.
http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/ || pacman-colorAUR
  • Pacman-contrib — Utilities for use with the pacman package manager.
http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/ || pacman-contrib
  • Pacmatic — Pacman wrapper to check Arch News before upgrading, avoid partial upgrades, and warn about config files
http://kmkeen.com/pacmatic || pacmatic
  • srcpac — Automates rebuilding packages from source
https://projects.archlinux.org/srcpac.git || srcpac

Disk usage display programs

  • ncdu — simple ncurses disk usage analyzer.
http://dev.yorhel.nl/ncdu || ncdu
  • gt5 — A diff-capable 'du-browser'.
http://gt5.sourceforge.net || gt5AUR
http://www.marzocca.net/linux/baobab || gnome-utils
  • Filelight — Filelight creates an interactive map of concentric, segmented rings that help visualise disk usage on your computer.
http://methylblue.com/filelight/ || kdeutils-filelight
  • gdmap — Gdmap draws a map of rectangles sized according to file or dir sizes.
http://gdmap.sourceforge.net/ || gdmap

CD/DVD burning tools



  • Xfburn — A simple frontend to the libburnia libraries with support for CD/DVD(-RW), ISO images and BurnFree
http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/applications/xfburn || xfburn
  • cdw — An Ncurses frontend to cdrecord, mkisofs, growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo, dvd+rw-format, xorriso
http://cdw.sourceforge.net/ || cdwAUR
  • recorder — A simple frontend to cdrkit/cdrtools, cdrdao, mkisofs and growisofs with limited options and preferences
http://code.google.com/p/recorder/ || recorder
  • Brasero — A disc burning application for Gnome
http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/ || brasero
  • K3b — Feature-rich and easy to handle CD burning application
http://www.k3b.org/ || k3b
  • X-CD-Roast — Lightweight cdrtools front-end for CD and DVD writing
http://www.xcdroast.org/ || xcdroastAUR
  • GnomeBaker — A full featured CD/DVD burning application for Gnome
http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/ || gnomebakerAUR

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  • growisofs
  • bashburn - A lightweight terminal based menu frontend for CD/DVD burning tools.
  • graveman - A GTK based CD/DVD burning application.

Clipboard managers

  • Anamnesis — stores all clipboard history (!) and offers an interface to do a full-text search. Both command line and GUI modes available
http://anamnesis.sourceforge.net/ || anamnesisAUR
  • ClipIt — fork of Parcellite with additional features and bugfixes
http://sourceforge.net/projects/gtkclipit/ || clipitAUR
  • Glipper — clipboardmanager for GNOME with more features and plugin support
https://launchpad.net/glipper || glipperAUR
  • Klipper — full featured clipboardmanager for KDE
http://userbase.kde.org/Klipper || kdebase-workspace
  • Parcellite — lightweight yet feature-rich clipboard manager
http://parcellite.sourceforge.net/ || parcellite

Compression tools



  • atool — A script for managing file archives of various types
http://www.nongnu.org/atool/ || atool
  • p7zip — A command line port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux.
http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/ || p7zip


  • Ark — Archiving Tool for KDE4.
http://kde.org/applications/utilities/ark/ || kdeutils-ark
http://fileroller.sourceforge.net/ || file-roller
  • PeaZip — Open source file and archive manager
http://www.peazip.org/peazip-linux.html || peazipAUR
  • Squeeze — A featherweight front-end for command line archiving tools.
http://squeeze.xfce.org/ || squeezeAUR
  • Xarchive — generic GTK+ 2 front-end that uses external wrappers around command line archiving tools
http://xarchive.sourceforge.net/ || xarchiveAUR
  • Xarchiver — A lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with GTK+ 2.
http://xarchiver.sourceforge.net/ || xarchiverAUR
  • 7zFM — A command line port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux. Includes as GUI.
http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/ || p7zip (requires wxgtk)

File managers



http://www.midnight-commander.org || mc
  • pilot — FM which comes with Alpine
http://www.washington.edu/alpine || alpine
  • Ranger — A console based file manager with vi bindings, customizability, and lots of features
http://nongnu.org/ranger || ranger
  • Vifm — A ncurses based two-pane file manager with vi like keybindings
http://vifm.sourceforge.net/ || vifm


  • Dolphin — Default file manager for KDE 4.
http://dolphin.kde.org/ || kdebase-dolphin
  • emelFM2 — A file manager that implements the popular two-panel design
http://emelfm2.net/ || emelfm2
http://www.konqueror.org/ || kdebase-konqueror
  • Krusader — Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE
http://www.krusader.org/ || krusader
  • Nautilus — Extensible, heavyweight file manager used by default in GNOME with support for custom scripts
http://projects.gnome.org/nautilus/ || nautilus
  • PCManFM — A lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and can optionally manage the desktop background
http://pcmanfm.sourceforge.net/ || pcmanfm
  • qtfm — A small, lightweight filemanager for Linux desktops based on pure Qt.
http://www.qtfm.org/ || qtfm
  • ROX-Filer — A small and fast file manager which can optionally manage the desktop background and panels
http://rox.sourceforge.net || rox
  • Sunflower — Small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plugins.
http://code.google.com/p/sunflower-fm/ || sunflowerAUR
  • Thunar — Can be run as a daemon with excellent start up and directory load times. Features support for customizable actions
http://thunar.xfce.org/index.html || thunar
  • tuxcmd — Windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers
http://tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/description.php || tuxcmd
  • Xfe — A MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X
http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/index.php/ || xfe
  • worker — A fast, lightweight and feature-rich file manager for the X Window System
http://www.boomerangsworld.de/worker/ || workerAUR
  • Spacefm — A gtk2 multi-panel tabbed file manager
http://spacefm.sourceforge.net/ || spacefmAUR

Merge tools

  • diffuse — Small and simple text merge tool written in Python
http://diffuse.sourceforge.net/ || diffuse
  • KDiff — KDE file comparator/merge tool
http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/ || kdiff3
  • Kompare — A GUI front-end program for viewing and merging differences between source files. Supports a variety of diff formats and provides many options to customize the information level displayed
http://kde.org/applications/development/kompare || kdesdk-kompare
  • meld — A visual diff and merge tool written in Python
http://meld.sourceforge.net || meld

Vim and Emacs provide merge functionality with vimdiff and ediff.


http://wiki.awn-project.org/ || avant-window-navigator-bzrAUR
  • Bmpanel — A lightweight, NETWM compliant panel for the X11 system
http://nsf.110mb.com/bmpanel/ || bmpanelAUR
  • Cairo-Dock — A highly customizable dock/laucher.
http://www.glx-dock.org/ || cairo-dockAUR
  • Docker — A docking application which acts as a system tray.
http://icculus.org/openbox/2/docker/ || docker
  • fbpanel — Lightweight, NETWM compliant desktop panel.
http://fbpanel.sourceforge.net/ || fbpanel
  • LXPanel — Lightweight X11 desktop panel and part of the LXDE DE.
http://lxde.org/ || lxpanel
  • pancake — A highly configurable, modular panel for X
http://www.failedprojects.de/pancake/ || pancakeAUR
  • PyPanel — Lightweight panel/taskbar written in Python and C.
http://pypanel.sourceforge.net/ || pypanel
  • qtpanel — A project to create useful and beautiful panel in Qt
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=117528 || qtpanel-gitAUR
http://stalonetray.sourceforge.net/ || stalonetray
  • Tint2 — Simple panel/taskbar developed specifically for Openbox.
http://code.google.com/p/tint2/ || tint2
  • Trayer — Swallows GTK 1.2/2.x application docklets, and KDE docklets.
https://gna.org/projects/fvwm-crystal/ || trayer
  • wbar — A quick launch bar developed with speed in mind
http://freecode.com/projects/wbar/ || wbar
http://www.xfce.org || xfce4-panel