[xubuntu-users] Slow directory opening

Wybo Dekker wybo at xs4all.nl
Fri Jun 8 15:19:38 UTC 2012

On 2012-06-08 15:45, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> 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.

Would nice, but that does not work. My preference is set to nautilus,
but the panel's Directory Menu still uses thunar (on my other machine
that still has both thunar and nautilus available)


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