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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The dream was for a Gnome integrated File Manger. Yes, surprisingly file managers are making to dreams of geeks and this file manager is the result of one such dream. Named Sunflower, this file manager is a true hands-on code, which most will like to explore and want to contribute.
The intention was to take it beyond the capabilities of the much loved Midnight Commander. The dream was to overcome the limitations of speed and lack of options using the Gnome Commander, Tux and others. Developed in Python, it is a twin-panel file manager for Linux.
Sunflower Licensing Policy
The sunflower developer has chosen the all-encompassing license structure GNU GPLv3 and presently offers weekly releases. Some users liken it to Dolphin, a rich-feature browser and some to Nautilus (without the ton of dependencies required for gnome) file manager. Sunflower is a neatly packaged file manager for those on the lookout for feature rich file managers as well as speed in an OFM.