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Thunar is a modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy to use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive and does not include any confusing or useless options by default. Thunar starts up quickly and navigating through files and folders is fast and responsive. It is written in GTK+ 3.


USE flags

USE flags for xfce-base/thunar File manager for the Xfce desktop environment

exif Add support for reading EXIF headers from JPEG and TIFF images
introspection Add support for GObject based introspection
libnotify Enable desktop notification support
pcre Add support for Perl Compatible Regular Expressions
trash-panel-plugin Build the trash status indicator plugin for the XFCE panel
udisks Enable storage management support (automounting, volume monitoring, etc)


Emerge Thunar:

root #emerge --ask xfce-base/thunar

See also

  • PCManFM — a powerful yet lightweight file manager application, default file manager of LXDE.
  • Dolphin — KDE's file manager that allows navigating and browsing the contents of hard drives, USB sticks, SD cards, and more. Creating, moving, or deleting files and folders is simple and fast.
  • Recommended_applications — applications recommended for use in a graphical environment (X11, Wayland)