[xubuntu-users] Slow directory opening

Joshua O'Leary joshua.oleary at btinternet.com
Fri Jun 8 13:45:52 UTC 2012

On 08/06/12 13:30, Wybo Dekker wrote:
> On 2012-06-08 11:25, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
>>> I don't like thunar anyway, so I installed nautilus and called it thunar:
>>> sudo ln -sf /usr/bin/nautilus /usr/bin/thunar
>>> Now my new thunar has the option of displaying two panes, for example.
>>> (you can't uninstall thunar without removing other important packages...)
> True, but it would only work from a bash shell, where I can simply type
> nautilus instead of thunar. In a panel item like Places or Directory
> Menu it would not work.
Oh no sorry, for menu items it doesn't work, you would have to edit the 
entry in /usr/share/applications/exo-file-manager.desktop. Though it 
would be easier to just change the preferred file manager under Xfce 
Settings>Preferred Applications>Utilities.

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