Thunar is a file manager for Linux and other Unix-like systems and core part of the XFCE desktop

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SSH authentication issue with Thunar: Can open individual files but can’t open many files

I have a server that I SSH into all the time. I have SSH keys set up, but I'm noticing a strange behavior with video files that I'm trying to edit with VLC. As most know, with a program like Thunar, ...
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Thunar file manager customization action

I use ghostscript CLI to compress pdf files with no problems.My question is:is it possible to customize ghostscript to run as customize action in thunar file manager? I mean when I select some pdf ...
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Icons missing in Thunar for non-root user on Ubuntu-Server

I have 64-bit Ubuntu-Server 16.04 running in Virtualbox. I installed Xorg, Fluxbox, Slim, Thunar, and gnome-icon-theme. I'm trying to avoid installing a pesky full desktop environment. The icons show ...
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Lotus Notes prefixes weblinks with file: scheme

I have Lotus Notes 9.0.1 running on Xubuntu 15.10 and I can't find a way to open links by just clicking on them. The default application for links is set to google chrome and it works from within ...
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Connect to FTP over SSL/TLS with Thunar

I have a Windows server (Windows Server 2012 R2) running IIS 8.0 FTP and it requires SSL (using a self-signed certificate). I am able to connect and pull/push using lftp, however, I can't find a way ...
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Show shortcuts for actions in Thunar

Is there a way to display the shortcuts in Thunar (or other Xfce stuff), if any? I know that the shortcuts can be specified in file accels.scm. All of them are set to default and commented out so ...
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Quickest way to give file name the current date on Linux

There are a lot of occurrences in which I want to name a file or directory something with the current date in it. Mostly it's temporary backups that I take every once in a while, just in case I mess ...
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Disable search box in Thunar

I come from Windows background and it's very furstrating that when I start typing something, I can't use arrows, backspace, alt+arrows etc. anymore thanks to this little box in the right bottom ...
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Thunar custom command: Keep Terminal open

When I make custom commands for Thunar with the xfce4-terminal -x command, sometimes I'd like to see the Terminal output of the command. How can I prevent Terminal from closing after the command is ...
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Fail to re-build package with debuild

In order to build the package 'thunar' in debian-wheezy I did the following steps: sudo apt-get build-dep thunar sudo apt-get source thunar cd thunar-1.2.3/debian sudo debuild -uc -us Till here ...
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Mounting USB sticks with Thunar. Wrong user and group?

I'm using Debian testing with XFCE as Desktop Environment and Thunar as filemanager. I've an issue regarding the mounting of USB mass storages such as USB sticks. When I plug the stick the icon ...
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How can I change rename shortcut key to Enter (Return) in Thunar file manager?

Mouse hover method works for all other keys expect Enter. Editing /home/username/.config/Thunar/accels.scm has no effect and it reloads to previous values after logging in again.
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Thunar is not showing any thumbnails

I was looking for the gnome-exe-thumbnailer (or similar) package in Fedora 20 (which surprinsingly wasn't in the repos) but I found tumbler-extras, which I installed and almost immediately uninstalled;...
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EXT4 external hard drive for use with multiple systems

I recently bought a external hard drive to store some data on. I use Linux but I am not a power user. If I format the drive to EXT4, is it possible for the permissions to ever screw up and I lose ...
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How to open Linux/Ubuntu file manager instead of Wine file manager when exploring directories from a Wine program?

When browsing directories in a Windows program installed in Wine - like when opening a directory of a file from Foobar2000 - Wine always opens the Wine explorer. Is it possible to set Wine to ...
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Thunar Custom Actions appear twice

I'm currently using Debian Wheezy (aka testing) with XFCE desktop environment and Thunar. Almost all the custom actions I have created so far appear twice in Thunar context menu. I'm not at my Linux ...
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Exploring the Network and sharing files in XFCE/OpenBox/Thunar

As of recently I started using a debian-based distro called crunchbang which uses OpenBox as a window manager and thunar as file manager. I did setup Samba server correctly and can now share files ...
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Anyone who uses XFCE (under Fedora) use a different file manager instead of Thunar?

I just upgraded from Fedora 11 to Fedora 15 on my laptop, and from GNOME to XFCE. The file manager has a peculiar behaviour. Most of the time, not always, it copies between different instances within ...
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Why is Thunar not creating and showing thumbnails of images?

Thunar is my main file manager. Normally it automatically creates thumbnail images of all images in the directory being viewed. After experimenting with other Linux distros then installing Arch ...
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Making Thunar the default file browser without hiding the desktop icons

I really dislike Ubuntu's default file browser, nautilus, and decided to opt for a lighter alternative (Thunar or Xfe). I've used the following script to change the default to Thunar, but now all my ...
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chmod problems with setting others to read

I have a directory tree with the permission for others as none. I need to change it to read. I execute this command: chmod -R o+r My\ Dir However, it doesn't seem to work for directories, as ...