[Thunar-dev] sort files by extension in Thunar?

Mikhail Batser mbatser at yandex.ru
Fri Nov 12 13:44:35 CET 2010

That's another one case which demonstrate us all the stupidity of Linux 
developers :)
I had been a Linux user for several years, and I got completely sick of 
the system.

11.11.2010 18:47, Michal Kaut пишет:
> Hello,
> is it possible to sort files by extension in Thunar? I know it can sort
> by "Type", but this is definitely not what I want, because:
> - some extensions have the same type, for example .txt, .out and .dat
> are all of type "plain text document" - so they get all mixed up
> - it is difficult to find files; for example for the .dat files, I have
> to remember that they are called "plain text" and therefore sorted under
> "p" .. not to mention .mod files, where I have my optimization models,
> which are called "Amiga Sountracker audio" and hence sorted under "A"..)
> (The optimal thing, as far as I can tell, would be to have custom
> columns in Thunar. In this way, one could have (and be able to sort by)
> not only extension, but also ID3 tags for music and EXIF data for
> pictures .. but that is probably too much to ask for?)
> Thanks,
> Michal
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