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 ====== Thunar File Manager ====== ====== Thunar File Manager ======
-===== Introduction ===== +//Thunar// is a modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. ​//Thunar// has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy to use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive and does not include any confusing or useless options by default. ​//Thunar// starts ​up quickly ​and navigating through ​files and folders ​is fast and responsive.
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-Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitiveand does not include any confusing or useless options by default. Thunar ​is fast and responsive with a good start up time and folder load time. +
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-The Thunar file manager thereby provides an integrated access point to your files and applications. You can use the file manager to do the following:​ +
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-  * Create ​folders and documents. +
-  * Display your files and folders. +
-  * Manage your files and folders. +
-  * Run and manage custom actions. +
-  * Access Removable Media. +
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-===== File Manager ===== +
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-[[the-file-manager-window|The File Manager Window]]\\ +
-Working with the Thunar window and modifying the layout. +
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-[[working-with-files-and-folders|Working with Files and Folders]]\\ +
-Basic file handling with the Thunar file manager. +
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-[[using-removable-media|Using Removable Media]]\\ +
-Working with removable devices in Thunar. +
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-[[preferences|File Management Preferences]]\\ +
-Explanation of the different file manager preferences.+
-[[advanced-topics|Advanced Topics]]\\ 
-Understanding the UNIX File System. 
-[[faq|Frequently Asked Questions]]+  * [[the-file-manager-window|The File Manager Window]] -- working with the Thunar window and modifying the layout 
 +  * [[working-with-files-and-folders|Working with Files and Folders]] -- basic file handling 
 +  * [[using-removable-media|Using Removable Media]] -- working with removable devices 
 +  * [[preferences|File Management Preferences]] -- details of the different file manager preferences 
 +  * [[faq|Frequently Asked Questions]] ​-- some random things you probably want to know 
 +  * [[hidden-settings|Hidden Settings]] -- The xfce4-settings-editor provides some more option which are not visible in the Thunar preferences dialog 
 +  * [[unix-filesystem| The UNIX filesystem]] -- understanding the UNIX File System 
 +  * [[send-to|The "Send To" Menu]] -- how to customizing the send to menu
 +===== Thunar Plugins =====
-===== Plugins =====+Thunar plugins can be installed as separate, additional packages in order to extend the functionality of Thunar. Most Thunar plugins offer additional options on files in the context menu or via shortcut. The interface which is used by thunar plugins is the [[https://​git.xfce.org/​xfce/​thunar/​tree/​thunarx|thunarx API]].
-[[customizing-thunar|Send-to Menu]]\\ +  * [[.:bulk-renamer:|Bulk Renamer]] ​-- rename multiple files at once 
-Customizing the send-to menu.+  * [[custom-actions|Custom Actions]] -- custom commands associated with common mime-types or extensions 
 +  * [[archive|Archive Plugin]] -- allows ​to create and extract archive files 
 +  * [[media-tags|Media Tags Plugin]] -- improved support for ID3 tags 
 +  * [[https://​goodies.xfce.org/​projects/​thunar-plugins/​thunar-shares-plugin|Shares Plugin]] -- Quickly share folders using Samba without requiring root access 
 +  * [[https://​goodies.xfce.org/​projects/​thunar-plugins/​thunar-volman|Volume Manager]] -- Automatic management of removeable devices in Thunar 
 +  * [[https://​goodies.xfce.org/​projects/​thunar-plugins/​thunar-vcs-plugin|VCS Plugin]] -- adds Subversion and GIT actions ​to the context ​menu
-[[customizing-thunar|Bulk Renamer]]\\ +===== Other Thunar Related Packages =====
-Rename multiple files at once.+
 +  * [[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs|Gnome Virtual File System]] --  trash support, mounting removable media, and [[unix-filesystem#​remote_locations|remote filesystems]]
 +  * [[tumbler|Tumbler]] -- the remote thumbnail service for Thunar