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PcmanFM - file manager

Default file manager in Mabox is PCmanFM. Lightweight, simple and effective. You can run it by keyboard shortcut Super+F.

In Mabox we added some handy actions to context menu: Edit as root and Open folder as root.

Keyboard shortcuts

Keys Action Keys Action
Ctrl+1 icon view Ctrl+D Bookmark current dir
Ctrl+2 compact view
Ctrl+3 thumbnail view
Ctrl+4 detail list view
Ctrl+H show hidden files
F3 two panels mode

Network connections – ftp, ssh

PCManFM can handle network connections like SSH, FTP.

Just write URL in address bar, for example:



You can add local bookmarks for directories in PCManFM (shortcut: Ctrl+D). Those bookmarks are automatically available in left sidepanel Ctrl+Super+Left, so you can browse very fast inside directories.

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