Dired File Manager

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Dired is a file manager for GNU/Emacs.

1. Configuration

1.1. Internal Setup

Add a global binding for dired with General Leader Keybindings Definer.

(require 'init-general)
(general-define-key "C-x C-j" 'dired-jump)
(setq dired-listing-switches "-lahF --group-directories-first")

1.2. Single Buffer Mode

This doesn't prevent dired from having multiple buffers open at once, rather, it forces dired to not create a new buffer whenever a new directory is open.

(use-package dired-single)

1.3. All the Icons Integration

(use-package all-the-icons-dired
  :hook (dired-mode . all-the-icons-dired-mode))

1.4. Hide Dotfiles

Hide hidden files from dired buffers (toggleable)

(use-package dired-hide-dotfiles
  :hook (dired-mode . dired-hide-dotfiles-mode)
  :config
  (evil-collection-define-key 'normal 'dired-mode-map
    "H" 'dired-hide-dotfiles-mode))

1.5. Package Provides

(provide 'init-dired)

Created: 2021-11-13

Emacs 26.1 (Org mode 9.5)