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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.

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.

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

Hidden Settings
Hidden settings to enable functionality not visible in the preferences dialog.

The UNIX filesystem
Understanding the UNIX File System.


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

Bulk Renamer
Rename multiple files at once.

Custom Actions
Custom commands associated with common mime-types or extensions.

Plugins below are written by 3rd-party developers and can be optionally installed for the additional functionality.

Archive Plugin
This plugin allows users to create and extract archive files using the file context menus.

Media Tags Plugin
Extension for the bulk renamer to extract filenames from the ID3 tags and an additional tab in the file properties for ID3 tags information.

Tumbler is the remote thumbnail service for Thunar.