Ghost Commander feature requests

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  1. Select files by tapping their icon/preview

    Add a checkbox that would allow us to select a file by tapping on its icon or preview regardless of its size.
    (Currently it's possible to mimic this for a single level of icon/preview size only.)

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    • Local storage and external SD card swapped

      It's more like a question than a request or suggestion. I have noticed that after factory reset GC sometimes swaps local and external storage: when I tap on local storage on Home panel it shows contents of the external card and when I tap on external card it shows contents of internal storage. Any other file manager installed on my phone show these correctly. Any ideas to fix this?

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      • Sort directories by size when sorting files by size.

        Similar to UNIX: du -sh * | sort -hr

        This may be slow, so it can be done by having a low-priority background thread calculate directory sizes and update the list asynchronously only if the user hasn't moved on to some other directory.

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        • Add a "token" option to the sftp plugin.

          right now the sftp plugin uses a userid and password, however many systems use a one-time-token (like Google Authenticatior).

          After the password prompt there is another prompt for the token, however GC doesn't currently have a away to handle this.

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          • Share file(s) with GC -> GC compresses and encrypt the file with 7z with a predefined password and sends it to cloud/SD/WhatsApp..

            Purpose: Easy compression and encryption from every app for sharing files with friends or storing securely in the cloud. Full compatibility with all systems due to standard 7zip format. 

            Situation: I viewing e.g. a PDF in Adobe Reader or another app  

            1. Click "Share". 
            2. click "Secure with GC" -> in the next step, the shared file is compressed directly in a 7zip file with a user pre-defined password (normally you could use the same password for your cloud)
            3. Next, another "Share" dialogue opens in which the encrypted 7zip file can be stored via GC in the cloud or…

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            • Add support for Android TV

              There isn't very much choice with file explorers that support android TV (leanback launcher). Ghost commander would be a great choice!

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                • Tree Command

                  I've been hacked, and rooted, overlay installed, and being monitored. Everyone thinks I'm crazy, even you the reader.
                  - My wonderful hacker left me a gift. They installed Goast Commander on my phone. It doesn't have SU and they've implemented Administrative privileges to limit my attempts to get them out of my phone.
                  - GC having it's own set of privileges allows me to get to root / it would be extremely convenient to execute a command that list everything to a text file.
                  > Tree /*.* > TreeLst.txt with the obvious switches for single directory lever with all sublevels,…

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                  • Enable viewing of pdf files

                    Click on the left side of a file in the GC list. This would open the file in an external viewer such as FB Reader. This could involve choosing the external viewer in a Setting, or using Android's program picker.

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                    • have root access a with permission

                      To have administrator root access with permission

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                      • SD card write

                        Android 6.0.1 samsung: How about writing to external sd card. I have to use Total Commander to allow write.

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                        • Microsoft's OneDrive.

                          I would love to see support for Microsoft's One.Drive

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                          • Remind vertical scrolling positions

                            The scrolling position isn't stored when GC is being minimized or when switching to a different app. Therefore you're always back at the top of the file list when you return to GC and not where you actually scrolled to.

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                            • To the developer Greetings to you. Hope you are all well. I would like to request, when you have, if you could make a plugin for a cloud

                              To the developer

                              Greetings to you. Hope you are all well.

                              I would like to request, when you have, if you could make a plugin for a cloud storage company called Mega which is situated in New Zealand.

                              If you need more details I can send them to you in the next email.

                              I ask this because like your other plugins for GDrive, Box, Dropbox and others, I use them with Ghost and would love to have Mega storage used in the same. I think you know what I mean.

                              Thank you as always for a wonderful program. I use…

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                              • Maintain a history of working directories

                                Ghost commander should maintain a history of working directories so that users can easily return to a directory from earlier. An alternative approach would be to support a directory stack à la pushd/popd.

                                9 votes
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                                • Search filtering files support through files contained in the content

                                  This idea comes from MT manager.
                                  For example, I store a lot of articles.
                                  But the name of files, which provided information is insufficient.

                                  If the function achieve, I just need remember a little content of the article.
                                  I can get it easily, without rummaging around.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Display Total Progress For Copy/Move

                                    Copy/Move operations currently display % progress for current file. It would be nice to show % progress for total copy/move request as well.

                                    37 votes
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                                    • Support Mega

                                      Be able to access to Mega

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                                      • Access other Android devices

                                        I'd like to access my Android mobile phone from my Android tablet and vice versa.

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                                        • SFTP: proper ssh server authentication

                                          Implement proper authentication of the remote ssh server, to protect from rogue services and MitM.
                                          Consists of the following:

                                          - Prompt the user for confirmation when connecting to an unknow server by presenting the server's public key's fingerpring and asking if it's correct.
                                          - Store servers' public keys to avoid prompting the user on subsequent connections and for detecting unexpected public key changes.
                                          - Provide capability to edit the known hosts store, à la known_hosts file.

                                          To improve system security, avoid storing any information related to SFTP on user storage locations. Store everything in private app data. Limit sdcard usage…

                                          46 votes
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