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

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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Thunar is not showing any thumbnails

I was looking for the gnome-exe-thumbnailer (or similar) package in fedora 20 (which surprinsingly wasnt in the repos) and I found tumbler-extras, which I installed and almost immediately uninstalled; ...
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Making thunar-volman in XFCE4 mount removable drives with read-write permissions for everyone

I have a problem. I'm using minidlna on my Fedora 20 box to share multimedia with TV set-top-box and mobile devices in home. The problem is: minidlna can only see the files if they're availabe to ...
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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 ...