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Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment.

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Thunar freezes when moving many files through terminal

I am running Xubuntu 21.10 with Thunar 4.16.8. The latter will freeze every time in the following situation: In Thunar, go to directory foo. The directory has 100k+ files. With terminal, move the ...
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Rename the Built-In Directory Shortcuts in Thunar

Is there a way to rename the built-in shortcuts in Thunar? In particular, I'm interested in renaming these: Unfortunately, the rename option doesn't appear on right-click like it does for any ...
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In Thunar, how are bookmarked folders hashed to create the accelerator shortcut in accels.scm?

Thunar's accels.scm file contains hashed values for each of my bookmarked folders. For instance, let's say I have the following folder bookmarked: /home/<username>/Personal/ If I open up the ...
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How to display thumbnails in folder icons using Tumbler?

Tumbler is creating thumbnails correctly on my system, but it'd be helpful if I could see thumbnails of what's inside a folder instead of the default folder icon. I found these instructions but they ...
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Alternatives to Editing accels.scm File in Thunar?

Since GTK3+ removed editable accelerators, everything I've read online suggests I'm stuck having to edit the ~/.config/Thunar/accels.scm file if I want to assign keyboard shortcuts to actions or ...
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Rename a Tab in Thunar?

When I have two or more tabs open in Thunar, I'd like to give each tab a custom name instead of the name of the current directory. Is this possible? If not, is there a way I could implement this using ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 inconsistent USB drive removal behaviour

On Ubutu 21.10 here. I have a number of external USB drives using NTFS and Ext4. Using either Nautilus or Nemo as my file manager: When I plug them in they show the drive names but they aren't ...
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Nextcloud sync status column in any file browser

Is there a way to get a sync status column of Nextcloud in any of the common file browser like Nemo, Thunar, Dolphin etc. like it is shown in Windows?
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Nemo/Nautilus - Where does the list of 'other applications' reside?

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 with Nemo as my default file manager (because I like the split screen) I was trying to change a default application to set Edrawmax to open .eddx files. If I go to Nemo or ...
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Suggested File Manager with location bar and search bar both always visible?

Desired Functionalities: Location Bar OR Breadcrumbs Search Bar (For Filename Matching) List view with Sort by any column (click on header to perform sort) Handle 1000+ files in a directory without ...
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What is wrong with the internal hard drive?

On Ubuntu 20.04 I have a 2TB internal hard drive. In gparted I see that the HD is labeled 2TBDrive (which is the name I gave it). gparted shows that there are 30 GiB on this drive. When I view the ...
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How to reset thumbnail cache in XFCE? [duplicate]

I had a lot of plots (in pdf format) in a directory. Recently, I had regenerated all the plots (retaining their previous names). Now, Thunar shows distorted thumbnails for many of these regenerated ...
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sudo applications not shows up

if I try to launch an application from prompt with sudo, its window does not show up but I can see the icon on the status bar: if I launch thunar, it works, but if I launch sudo thunar, sudo GParted ...
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Xubuntu Thunar use middle click to open file?

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