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Thunar File Manager


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 intuitive, and 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.

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:

  • Create folders and documents.
  • Display your files and folders.
  • Manage your files and folders.
  • Run and manage custom actions.
  • Access Removable Media.

File Manager

The File Manager Window
Working with the Thunar window and modifying the layout.

Working with Files and Folders
Basic file handling with the Thunar file manager.

Using Removable Media
Working with removable devices in Thunar.

File Management Preferences
Explanation of the different file manager preferences.

Advanced Topics
Understanding the UNIX File System.

Frequently Asked Questions
Some random things you probably want to know.


The "Send To" Menu
Customizing the send to menu.

Bulk Renamer
Rename multiple files at once.