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ROX-Filer

ROX-Filer is a fast and powerful graphical file manager. It has full drag-and-drop support and background file operations, and is highly configurable. It can also act as a pinboard, allowing you to pin frequently used files to the desktop background.

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  •  10 May 2009 17:12

    Release Notes: New features include inotify support for monitoring directory updates and back-references when bulk-renaming files. A new Galego translation was added, and there are updates for Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese.

    •  18 May 2008 11:01

      Release Notes: The MIME icon naming was updated to the latest freedesktop.org scheme. This should make GNOME themes work better with ROX-Filer. A work-around was added for a panel placement problem with Compiz-fusion 0.7.4. The "Path" key in .desktop files is now supported. The Vietnamese, Russian, Italian, and French translations were updated, and some bugs were fixed.

      •  09 Jan 2008 07:55

        Release Notes: This is a bugfix release, fixing translation problems in non-UTF-8 locales, a segfault on the x86_64 platform, and some other issues. The Chinese translations were updated. The old install script is gone.

        •  30 Nov 2007 21:48

          Release Notes: The panel configuration interface has been reworked to allow for easier adding, removing, and editing of panels. A new log window records file actions for reference. Support for using GNOME icon themes was improved. The source code is now managed using GIT. Various bugs were fixed.

          •  10 Jun 2007 19:31

            Release Notes: Some problems with session management were fixed. This makes it easier to use ROX-Filer with gnome-session and similar software. When creating thumbnails, this release can use a thumbnail embedded in an EXIF image, which speeds things up. A couple of build problems were fixed.

            Recent comments

            04 Jun 2003 07:50 fishynet

            Re: ROX filer is FAST

            > This file manager is just incredible.
            > It is exactly what the CLI-lover would
            > want in a GUI file manager -- it is
            > incredibly fast, even on slow systems.
            > Loading a directory with 10,000 files
            > only takes a second or two.... All the
            > functionality is very similar to the
            > command-line tools (rm, mv, etc...) ----
            > customizing your icons, file
            > associations, etc. is all very simple.
            > This is just an all around great piece
            > of software. No X desktop should be
            > without it.

            YES! Rox is fast! and it looks great too :D

            I love it.

            13 Dec 2002 06:55 tal197

            Re: Rox with imwheel

            > I can't get Rox to work with imwheel.
            > Does anyone know why Rox ignores
            > keyboard inputs from this program? It
            > would be great if it could support this
            > feature.


            ROX-Filer uses the Gtk+-2.0 scroll events, so it should work
            just like any other Gtk+-2.0 program. If not, please report it
            on one of the ROX mailing lists.

            08 Dec 2002 18:38 cmcginty

            Rox with imwheel
            I can't get Rox to work with imwheel. Does anyone know why Rox ignores keyboard inputs from this program? It would be great if it could support this feature.

            10 May 2002 16:58 niggerbottom

            ROX filer is FAST
            This file manager is just incredible. It is exactly what the CLI-lover would want in a GUI file manager -- it is incredibly fast, even on slow systems. Loading a directory with 10,000 files only takes a second or two.... All the functionality is very similar to the command-line tools (rm, mv, etc...) ---- customizing your icons, file associations, etc. is all very simple. This is just an all around great piece of software. No X desktop should be without it.

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