How to install nnn on Ubuntu – Terminal File Manager

nnn is a free and open source command line terminal file manager for Linux, macOS and BSD. It is very small buy fast and powerful terminal based file browser. you can also use this terminal file manager app as batch file renamer and disk usage analyzer. It supports plugins. Using this you can extend its features. Some of the important features are sort files by file name, modification and access time, size and extension, filter, search and Unicode support. you can also do basic functions like create, rename, duplicate files and directories in nnn terminal file manager.

Install nnn terminal file manager on Ubuntu:

You can install nnn terminal file manager via ubuntu repository on ubuntu. To install nnn terminal file manager, open your terminal app (Ctrl+Alt+T) and type the below command and hit the enter key.

sudo apt update

Then type the Ubuntu password if needed and then run the below command in terminal to install nnn terminal file manager.

sudo apt install nnn

This will install nnn terminal file manager on your Ubuntu system. Then run the below command in terminal to run htop.


Then run the below command in terminal to learn all nnn usage commands.

nnn -h

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  1. December 5, 2019

    […] source GNU General Public License v3.0 license. Some other command line based file managers are nnn and Midnight […]

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