[xubuntu-users] Slow directory opening

Wybo Dekker wybo at xs4all.nl
Sat Jun 9 10:14:59 UTC 2012

On 2012-06-09 05:30, Greg Zeng wrote:
> Thunar is THE most powerful file manager for Linux.  Unlike others, it
> has the most flexible "rename" feature, not offered by any other file
> manager in Linux or Windows.

Nice feature indeed - for renaming multiple files. Hadn't discovered
that yet.

> If you need two+ windows, open another Thunar. Cut-Past-Copy between
> windows.  Perhaps Krusader is more powerful, but not fully GUI.
> Thunar problems:  have added all the needed add-ons? Have you many
> versions of Thunar/ addons in different parts of your operating
> system?  As suggest, perhaps the icon is not properly linked to where
> the app is in Linux, so it has to search each time.
> Finally - check the background apps, via any system monitor.  Some
> system monitors allow you to give the highest priority to whatever app
> you want. ATM I have "System Monitor 1.2.1" giving highest priority to
> Luckybackup on my powerful notebook PC.
> If all else fails, try "cleaning" you Linux  "registry" with GCONF.

you mean gconf-cleaner; it removed about half of my 700+ keys; might be


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