Fwd: Re: [xubuntu-users] Tip: Use PCManFM
jmoey139 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 22:28:26 UTC 2012
Thank you for all your hard work Lionel, sounds good. I'll look into
helping with bugs etc. in the future, my C skills though aren't quite good
enough yet. Will the newer Xfce 4.12 come as an update or a new Ubuntu
On Oct 31, 2012 10:14 PM, "Lionel Le Folgoc" <mrpouit at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 09:27:39PM +0000, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> > Will do, am quite busy (doing AS-Level Work) but have already
> > started a wiki:
> > https://github.com/Joshun/xubuntu-wiki/wiki/Thunar-vs-PcmanFM
> > Some of Thunar's bugs include slow initial launch, and duplicate
> > entries. It also lacks some features such as tabbed browsing and
> > integrated desktop management, pcmanfm's gvfs integration seems more
> > reliable, and it has much faster start and browse times. Not sure
> > how to find about about translation support, will have to research
> > that.
> I've fixed the issue about duplicate volumes in Thunar and xfdesktop
> already (however, it needs to be approved for quantal, and people seem
> to be busy with the UDS, so I guess it'll happen next week).
> And all the bugs you mentioned (except integrated desktop management)
> should have been fixed in the latest development release (1.5.1), which
> will be part of Xfce 4.12. Yes, this includes tabbed browsing.
> > Dependencies are, for thunar:
> > libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.12.4), libc6 (>= 2.4), libcairo2 (>= 1.2.4),
> > libdbus-1-3 (>= 1.0.2), libdbus-glib-1-2 (>= 0.88), libexo-1-0 (>=
> > 0.5.0), libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.22.0), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.31.8),
> > libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.24.0), libgudev-1.0-0 (>= 147), libice6 (>=
> > 1:1.0.0), libnotify4 (>= 0.7.0), libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.14.0), libsm6,
> > libthunarx-2-0 (>= 1.1.0), libxfce4ui-1-0 (>= 4.9.0), libxfce4util6
> > (>= 4.9.0), thunar-data (= 1.4.0-1ubuntu2), desktop-file-utils,
> > shared-mime-info, exo-utils
> > Compared to just...
> > libc6 (>= 2.4), libcairo2 (>= 1.2.4), libfm-gtk3 (>= 1.0~rc1),
> > libfm3 (>= 1.0~rc1), libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.22.0), libglib2.0-0
> > (>= 2.24.0), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.24.0), libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0),
> > libx11-6, libfm-gtk-bin
> > for pcmanfm. Would clearly save the disk image space.
> No, because Thunar isn't the only program requiring these dependencies,
> so they'll be there anyway. On the other hand, libfm would increase the
> image size, as we don't use it for the moment. ;-)
> > Joshua
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