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Catfish--Easily Find Stuff in Thunar

Apr 07, 2008, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Borys Musielak for this link. ]

"One could ask, 'What am I supposed to do when I want to find a file, if I am using XFCE, and Thunar is my conscious choice as the file manager?' It seems to be obvious to click with the right-mouse-button on the folder in which something to be found is expected to exist and to choose the option 'search' from the context menu. Thunar bets, however, on the user's mental powers and creativeness.

"Available options are:

  • "no 'search' option in Thunar's menu,
  • "a keyboard shortcut such as ctrl+f which moves us just to the name of the file/folder in Thunar's current directory,
  • "adding an external program to Thunar's menu which will be responsible for searching..."

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