thunar-4.16.11

Introduction to thunar

Thunar is the Xfce file manager, a GTK+ 3 GUI to organise the files on your computer.

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Package Information

Thunar Dependencies

Required

Exo-4.16.4

Required (Runtime)

hicolor-icon-theme-0.17

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2 (for documentation), Gvfs-1.50.2 (for remote browsing and automounting), libexif-0.6.24 and tumbler-4.16.0 (runtime)

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/thunar

Installation of Thunar

Install Thunar by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --sysconfdir=/etc \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/thunar-4.16.11 &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: Thunar (symlink to thunar), thunar, and thunar-settings
Installed Library: libthunarx-3.so
Installed Directories: /etc/xdg/Thunar, /usr/include/thunarx-3, /usr/lib/Thunar, /usr/lib/thunarx-3, /usr/share/Thunar, /usr/share/doc/thunar-4.16.11, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/thunarx

Short Descriptions

thunar

is the Xfce file manager

thunar-settings

is a shell script that launches a dialog box to allow you to alter the behaviour of Thunar

libthunarx-3.so

contains the Thunar extension library which permits adding new features to the Thunar file manager