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Midnight Commander 4.8.2

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Major changes since 4.8.1


  • Added new flag -X (--no-x11) to allow dont't use X11 to get the state of modifiers Alt, Ctrl, Shift (#86)
  • Support of '~' as home dir in 'Start at:' field in 'Find File' dialog (#2694)
  • Support of '~' as home dir in hotlists (#2747)
  • Learn of 'Back Tab' is possible now in 'Learn keys' dialog (#2628)
  • Optional '0x' prefix for hexadecimal search (#2705)
  • Dynamically resize panels (#2465)
  • New bindings (ScrollLeft, ScrollRight) for scroll long filenames in panels (#2731)


  • Internal VFS reorganization (#2695)



  • Added action bindings for backward search (#2105)

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  • Added hotkeys for all radio/check-buttons in search/replace dialogs (#2704)
  • New file bindings:
  • Simplify - remove LZMA|LZ and change p7 to 7z (#2703)
  • Updated list of known browsers: gnome-moz-remote mozilla firefox konqueror opera (#2725)
  • Added MC_HOME environment variable to set up home directory of MC (as part of #2738)
  • Lot of code cleanup (#2740)


  • Compile failure of 4.8.1 on xBSD because "Undefined symbols: _posix_fallocate" (#2689)
  • MC deletes the wrong file because of forced panel reload before file operation (#2736)
  • Cannot chdir to directory if directory name contains the dollar sign (#2451)
  • Incorrect panel size after change panel split type (#2521)
  • Wrong total bytes counter for subdirs in copy/move dialog (#2503)
  • Display corruption in panels after window shrink (#2684)
  • Command line is unaccessible from tree panel (#2714)
  • Extra confirmation before delete an empty hotlist group (#1576)
  • Can't open an edit zero-length file from VFS in mcedit (#2710)
  • mcedit crashes when ~/.config is a file (#2738)
  • mcedit: reset selection after END/HOME/PgDn/PgUp (#2726)
  • 'make check' fails on arm and alpha (-z muldefs) (#2732)