Traditional way of managing files on Linux server is to access it using ssh terminal or using ftp server and client, and both are cumbersome and older ways Another smart way of managing files is to use the web based file manager which should be easy to install and easy to use on any device. And we found Cloud Commander to be the easiest way to manage your files. Cloud Commander is an orthodox web file manager with console and editor. This help you manage the server and work with files, directories and programs in browser from any computer, mobile or tablet.
Top features of cloud commander are:
- Fully Open Source (MIT License).
- Opens with 2 classic panels, with easy drag and drop.
- Secure access with optional authorization.
- Client works in all latest web browser.
- Upload files from multiple sources ( computer, dropbox, google drive etc.. ).
- Server works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS and Android (with help of Termux).
- UI Adapts to different screen sizes.
- 3 built-in editors with support of syntax highlighting: Dword, Edward and Deepword.
- Built-in archives support (zip, bzip2)
- Console with support of default OS command line.
To install cloud commander you need latest nodejs installed on your linux machine.
Install nodejs on Ubuntu or Debain
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nodejs
Install nodejs on Centos
sudo yum update sudo yum install nodejs
Install cloud commander
npm i cloudcmd -g
Start cloud commander
For starting just type in console:
By default cloud commander run on port 8000 and you can access it with http://SERVERIP:8000
Cloud commander provides many command line options to change its default settings. Some important parameters are:
-h, --help display help and exit -s, --save save configuration -a, --auth enable authorization -u, --username set username -p, --password set password --root set root directory --prefix set url prefix --port set port number --keys-panel show keys panel --console enable console --terminal enable terminal --terminal-path set terminal path --vim enable vim hot keys
You can save your configurations using -s parameter and from next time it will load settings from ~/.cloudcmd.json
Start cloud commander with secure access and also save settings:
cloudcmd -s -u john -p pass123
*please provide tough password to guess
Next time onwards just type cloudcmd and it will load using saved settings.
BASIC MENU TO MANAGE FILES
VIEW IMAGE FROM FILES
EDIT FILES USING IN BUILT EDITOR
UPLOAD FILES FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES
Please visit cloud commander main website to know more about it.