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lfm(1) Last File Manager lfm(1)


lfm - a powerful file manager for the UNIX console


lfm [-h] [-d] [-w] [--restore-config] [--restore-keys] [--restore-theme] [--delete-history] [path1] [path2]


Last File Manager is a powerful file manager for the UNIX console. It has a curses interface and it's written in Python v3.4+.


-h, --help
Show help and exit
-d, --debug
Enable debug level in log file
-w, --use-wide-chars
Enable support for wide chars
Restore default configuration
Restore default key bindings
Restore default theme
Delete history
Path to show in left pane (default: ".", current directory)
Path to show in right pane (default: ".", current directory)


This program is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 or later as published by the Free Software Foundation. See the built-in help for details on the License and the lack of warranty.


The latest version of this program can be found at


lfm was written by Iñigo Serna <>

This manual page was written by Sebastien Bacher for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). Adapted for lfm v3.0 by Iñigo Serna.


The full documentation which includes the keys descriptions is in /usr/share/doc/lfm/README.
June 25, 2017 lfm version 3.1