[Thunar-dev] Future request

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Wed Feb 28 18:38:21 CET 2007

Rodrigo Coacci wrote:
> 2007/2/28, Evighetens Mørke <dosentnd at gmail.com
> <mailto:dosentnd at gmail.com>>:
>     O, yes I suppose that there is solution with scripting and some
>     tools, but I dont know bash or other scripting. Can you tell me how
>     to write that script(get size) , or can you write that script or
>     something ? I VERY, VERY need that script, VERY, PLEASE !!
>     On 2/28/07, *Jelle de Jong* < jelledejong at powercraft.nl
>     <mailto:jelledejong at powercraft.nl>> wrote:
>         Evighetens Mørke wrote:
>         > Hello
>         >
>         > I have one very, VERY, VERY important, and VERY needed Future
>         Request,
>         > and that is: posibility to view properties (size) of two and more
>         > selected folders , and files+folders. Thunar leak this
>         essential future !!
>         Hi Evighetes,
>         You can make a nice script for this and add this to thunar.
>         effect->
>         Select folders or files -> right button -> select script (get size)
>         script uses bash commands and get the total size
>         script calls the zenity tool and displays a dialog with the
>         total size
>         of the selected items and a oke button to close the dialog!
>         Can you do this. It is a solution :-D
>         Best regards,
>         Jelle
> Well, since Thunar is supposed to be user-friendly, I think that having
> the possibility to get properties from single files/dirs and having to
> write a script for doing it with multiple files a bit awkward.... It´s a
> very needed feature IMHO.

Well, You could have answered the question in the xubuntu mailing list.
I will create a script for you and you will have it in 24H !

And people use the quoting rules, quote under each message not above!

Best regards,


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