2.3.1. Files — manage files and directories#
Files is the default file manager (Fig. 22) in Linux Mint.
You can launch Files from the Applications Menu or by clicking on its icon in the Panel.
These are some tips on using Files.
Toggle icon and list views#
You can quickly switch between Icon and List View using icons in the toolbar.
Open an extra pane#
You can open an extra pane using:
This is especially useful when you are copying files between local directories or when connected to remote systems.
When you are browsing a directory, you can bookmark it if you will access it frequently. This function is available under:
Connect to servers#
Files can be used to connect to external servers using FTP, SSH, Samba and Webdav. This option is available under:
To learn more about this feature, read the following section in this book: Transferring files between systems.