Re: [dev] ideas on suckless file manager

From: Rob <>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 16:13:28 +0100

On 7 June 2011 15:53, Le Tian <> wrote:
> Continuing these threads about suckless "anything"
> I've been looking quite a long time for fast and lightweight file manager
> for dwm. There are occasions, when u need to see or show some lovely icons.
> MC and derivatives are the last resort here. I liked pcmanfm, but it just
> lacks functionality. Rox-filer is nice, but then again I needed something
> else. Recently I've installed Xfe, and it looks like I'm pretty happy with
> it.
> Xfe has decent configuration options and decent look. So I wonder, is there
> any chance that we shall see a suckless file manager in the future? Does
> anybody plan or think about developing it?
> (Just a thought)

I like rox, I used to use thunar but it stopped loading thumbnails,
which is the only reason I use a file manager, so I switched. IMO, rox
without all the desktop-panel extras is good enough. When not looking at
thumbnails though, coreutils do the job fine.
Received on Tue Jun 07 2011 - 17:13:28 CEST

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