[Thunar-dev] thunar-archive-plugin 0.2.0

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Jul 20 17:45:59 CEST 2006

Stephan Arts wrote:
>>This is a major release, which introduces a generic scripting interface
>>for archivers, so the plugin can now be used with basicly every archive
>>manager that supports the required command line parameters. Support for
>>File Roller (the GNOME archive manager) and Ark (the KDE archive
>>manager) is builtin. Xarchiver will include support for the archive
>>plugin in the next release. It depends on Thunar 0.2.2 or above.
>>Release notes:
>>Website (with screenshots):
> I tried this one with the .tap file Giuseppe provided with xarchiver.
> For some reason extract-to(is what i tested) works with .tar, .tar.gz,
> but not with .tar.bz2. It says 'no suitable archive manager found',
> same goes for 'create'.
> (Both the xarchiver trunk and the psybsd branch, same result)
> what i am doing wrong?

Xarchiver is not registered as handler for .tar.bz2 in the mime
database. I fixed that some time in xarchiver trunk IIRC, but maybe
there still some mime types missing.

> Stephan


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