Questions tagged [ranger]

Ranger is a terminal-based file manager with vi-style key bindings.

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Ranger : do not try to display large files (preview)

I am using Ranger as a file explorer, and by the way it's great... I have an issue because Ranger can display a preview of the file currently selected. Which is quite useful but becomes problematic ...
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Set Environment Variable for Ranger File Manager

I've recently stumbled across ranger file manager and immediately took a liking to it but I'm having a problem. How is it possible to change environment variables for ranger? I want my default editor ...
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How to cancel a copy operation in ranger file manager?

When I move files and paste in another location, sometimes I make a mistake typing yy instead dd. Then I can't find any means to cancel the copy operation.
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ranger image-preview with transparent terminal background

I like the image-preview in ranger, but I also like my terminal transparent. Is there really no way to get the image-preview work with w3m and transparent background? (I'm willing to change my ...
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How to refresh or reload rc.conf in ranger file manager?

At the moment I am constantly changing the rc.conf and rifle.conf files, but every time I want to test the new configuration I need to exit ranger and start again. Is there a solution for this? In ...
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ranger: open many files with mplayer

I use the file explorer called ranger and I wonder if it is possible to open many files in different directory with mplayer? What I can already do is to select all the files (pressing v) from one ...