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Why one Thunar folder doesn't show icons as in the other one?

I've been trying to solve Docky not showing Xfce and Thunar icons, and did with the help of this thread. However in the process of it I started wondering, why these two folders (/usr/share/...
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Confirm before quit thunar file manager

Thunar support user custom action. But is this possible to add something like 'Confirm before quit'. Because I saw CUA examples mentioned doesn't change thunar behavior it self. But 'adding' more ...
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Xubuntu find files in thunar

Xubuntu Xenial and I use thunar as file manager. I am also new to LINUX. I need a right click custom action to search files with wild cards. I implemented the custom action with catfish but this does ...
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Cannot run feh custom action in Thunar

I want to open images from the Thunar file browser using feh. When I do this, I want to view the image I select as part of a filelist containing all of the images. here is the custom action I have ...
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Thunar custom action to remove files with append only attribute

I would like to make a Thunar custom action that can remove files with the append only attribute. I know I would need chattr -a and then a rm command.
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How to group custom actions in Thunar?

I would like to build a bunch of little custom actions in Thunar, but I can't get to organise them properly since I don't know how to make 'child menus' (like that Create Document and in the ...
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Add “delete confirmation prompt” in Thunar

Thunar does not have the option of a prompt asking for confirmation when moving files to trash (this is, when pressing the Delete key). I want to add one. The only way I can think of doing this by ...
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Same command that works in terminal does not work as Thunar Custom Action

I want a simple semi-safe command that encrypts a file using gpg symmetric encryption and then remove the original file. In the terminal this command works fine: gpg --passphrase-file /home/xxx/....
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Xubuntu - opening files with Enter

I don't understand why if I select a file either in thunar or in the desktop and press Enter, nothing happens! I'd like to make them files be opened. How can I do it?
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Custom actions will not show up in Thunar context menu under “send to”

I have created a desktop file for a custom action and installed it to /usr/share/Thunar/sendto/ but it does not show up in the "send to" part of the context menu in Thunar. I have also created a ...
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What is the difference between running a certain command in terminal and a Thunar action command that opens a terminal and runs the first command?

What I mean is that on several occasions I was able to successfully run a command in a terminal window opened in a certain folder, but when using a command (run not directly from terminal, but from a ...
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Thunar - Custom actions: select pdf extract pages as images

I like this command to convert pdf pages to png images: pdftoppm -png *.pdf prefix (my source is this answer) I would like to add a command to Thunar custom actions that would convert the selected ...
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Thunar custom action to open terminal as root

How to edit the custom action that would open a root Terminal in a given folder? Here it says to use gksu terminal here to add gksu “xfce4-terminal –default-working-directory=%f” But they don't ...
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Extract here option and Source code for Thunar File manager

Please anyone can paste me the source code for Extract Here option in Thunar File Manager. Any type of script i.e Python OR Shell Script OR PHP is OK. Please help me
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Running Thunar custom actions in a directory located at afc://

I am running Xubuntu 14.04. I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.1 I can mount the phone and see my photos and videos. I can drag the photos and videos to another directory in home and then manipulate them. ...
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How to remove a default action in thunar?

I read the explanation to add a Custom Action, and how to remove them. But I'd like to remove the "delete" custom Action to keep only those I want. Is it possible to Remove defaults custom actions, ...
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Error when running script ('compress-pdf') in Thunar custom actions

I want to add the script 'compress-pdf' to Thunar custom actions. The script is the one posted in this answer, made to resize pdfs. It is based on zenity. It was made for Nautilus, but, as stated ...
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How to convert multiple files to mp3 in Thunar custom actions?

I have added a simple command avconv -i %f %f.mp3 to Thunar's custom actions to convert a selected media file to mp3 (in the same folder and with the same name). What would be the command that can be ...
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Add Searchmonkey to Thunar custom actions

I see here that, in order to add as custom action in Thunar the search with gnome-search-tool, the command is: gnome-search-tool –path=%f and with catfish it is different: catfish --fileman=...