[xubuntu-users] Tip: Use PCManFM

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 22:46:07 UTC 2012

On 30 October 2012 22:41, Michael Höhne <mih-hoehne at web.de> wrote:
> Am Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:29:10 +0000
> schrieb David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>:
>> On 30 October 2012 21:23, Michael Höhne <mih-hoehne at web.de> wrote:

>> > But: You can't use it with the Places-Addon in the Panel.

>> I just did successfully in Xfce 4.10 (Xubuntu 12.10). (Added "Places",
>> went to a folder, it opened in PCManFM.)

> I use 12.04 with Xfce 4.10. But it opens directories with Thunar!?

Works for me.

>> > And it has no
>> > user defined actions for selected file types...

>> What do you mean?

> I think it's called "custom actions" (I use german as my language).
> You can define actions for some filetypes/directories/... which will be
> shown when you (right-)click on a file/directory of that type(s).

I right-click, select "Open with ..." and pick a file type, with an
option to remember it. Works for me.

- d.

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