ANNOUNCE: thunar 1.8.17 released

Alexander Schwinn alexxcons at
Thu May 13 22:50:18 CEST 2021

thunar 1.8.17 is now available for download from

What is thunar?

Thunar is a modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. It has
been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user
interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or
useless options. Thunar is fast and responsive with a good start up time
and directory load time. Thunar is accessible using Assistive
Technologies and is fully standards compliant.


Release notes for 1.8.17
Bugfix and translation release on the thunar 4.14 branch:

- Dont execute files passed via command line due to security risks
(That fixes CVE-2021-32563 as well for this old branch. A similar fix
was already released for 4.16 branch and master)
- Fix combo box entry order (Issue #435)

- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian,
  Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China),
  Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
  Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (United
  Kingdom), Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German,
  Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Interlingue,
  Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay,
  Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Occitan (post 1500), Panjabi
  (Punjabi), Persian (Iran), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil),
  Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Thai,
  Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Urdu (Pakistan), Vietnamese

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