Projects / UnixTree


UnixTree is a powerful and versatile console-mode file manager, modeled very closely after the distinguished DOS program XTreeGold. It provides both a fast and catchy interface for daily file and directory maintenance needs, as well as the ability to perform sophisticated tasks on arbitrary selections of particular files, all across the directory tree.


Recent releases

  •  01 Apr 2005 21:55

    Release Notes: Separate binaries for console (xt) and X11 mode (xtx) operation (no more invocation through pcxterm required for X11 mode), updated ecurses and XVT libraries, and various bugfixes.

    •  07 Aug 2001 22:09

      Release Notes: Releases are now as open source under the GNU GPL. This version adds support for the MacOS X platform as well as for Windows/Cygwin compilation. The main program enhancement is native X11 support through its own customized X-terminal (pcxterm) and extended curses library (ecurses). This allows modifier keypress detection for ALT and SHIFT (TAG-commands) the same way as in DOS-XTree. More additions include a filetype info command (ALT-What), a German language interface option, and lots of minor improvements and bugfixes.

      •  09 Oct 2000 23:44

        Release Notes: Recent additions include a builtin hexeditor, a builtin filecompare utility ("JFC"), capability to open compressed files, a "directory"-keyword as available pattern for color coding, a paste most recent used entry hotkey (F3), an environment variable "$XTINIT" to specify an alternate resource file, a search ignore case option, improved FTP logging capabilites, a FreeBSD build available as binary download, and many bugfixes.

        •  18 Sep 2000 22:13

          Release Notes: New additions include a color-coded file display, menu-style multi entry history function on all input fields, a "Goto Dir" command ("/"), support for editing and generating absolute and relative symlinks in link commands, cross-device move ability, and some file viewer enhancements.

          •  30 Aug 2000 22:30

            Release Notes: New additions include support for gzip files and logging gztar files, automatic insert of current filename on archive log, RPM file to deliverables, and xterm-c.trm file for Linux users with color-xterm. Changes include ALT-'R'elease node now only releases current node, *.trm file additions for various function keys, and a different version numbering pattern. A bug in which Alt-'Q'uit crashed on restart was fixed.

            Recent comments

            11 Aug 2001 02:49 arkanda

            Re: Sources?

            > Rob, Mathias... Any reason to not
            > release the sources? You can do that and
            > still release it with a restrictive
            > license...

            Sources are available now under the GNU GPL since release 3.0.0 !

            Mathias Winkler
            Webmaster of

            09 Oct 2000 22:40 fredlwm

            Rob, Mathias... Any reason to not release the sources? You can do that and still release it with a restrictive license...


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