PCMan File Manager 0.3.2 Beta released
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Thu Sep 7 23:22:35 UTC 2006
Project page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/pcmanfm/
PCManFM is an extremly fast and lightweight gtk+2 file manager which
features tabbed browsing and user-friendly interface.
It's aimed to be a lightweight replacement for nautilus or other heavy
For full introduction of PCManFM, please go to our homepage.
The latest version 0.3.2 beta has supports for volume
management(mount/umount) and displaying icons on desktop.
Here is a screenshot of my current desktop environment:
The desktop icons are proviede by PCManFM.
The window manager used is IceWM, and the panel at the bottom is a
special version of fbpanel modified by me (Adding a much better menu to
Note: All these 3 programs have no gnome dependencies.
For those who wants to replace nautilus with pcmanfm, I'll write some
HOWTO when I have time. The most easy way is uninstalling nautilus, or
remove its *.desktop files on the system, and then, run "sudo
update-mime-database /usr/share/mime". This might work or might not. If
this doesn't work, try "sudo ln -s /usr/bin/pcmanfm /usr/bin/nautils".
<--- This is the worst but effective way.
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