ANNOUNCE: catfish 1.4.6 released

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at
Sun Jul 15 12:44:41 CEST 2018

catfish 1.4.6 is now available for download from

What is catfish?

Catfish is a handy file searching tool for linux and unix. The interface
is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+3. You can
configure it to your needs by using several command line options.


Release notes for 1.4.6
Catfish is now part of Xfce! Update your links:
- Homepage:
- Bugs:
- VCS:
- Translations:

Upgraded thumbnailer, based on the FD.o Thumbnail Spec:
- Improved error handling
- Proper permissions for thumbnail directories and files
- Logging of failed thumbnail generation
- Saving of thumbnail file attributes
- Support for relative thumbnail directories

The minimum GTK+ version has been bumped to 3.16.

Bug Fixes:
- Added inode/directory mimetype to desktop entry (Xfce #14505)
- Disabled overlay scrollbars to improve interacting with the results
list (Xfce #14487)
- Enabled launching of executable AppImage files (Xfce #14500)
- Fixed invalid date in appdata (Xfce #14502)
- Replaced stock icons with standard Mime Type icons (Xfce #14503)
- Improved handling of exceptions when parsing settings (Xfce #14491)
- Improved handling of UnicodeDecodeErrors (Xfce #14490)
- Improved handling of PermissionErrors (Xfce #14488)
- Improved support for hidden files (Xfce #14497)
- Remember window size and position between sessions (Xfce #14504)
- Xfce: Open directories with the preferred file manager (Xfce #14483)

Translation Updates:
Albanian, Belarusian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan),
Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, Galician, Greek, Hebrew,
Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese
(Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian

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