ANNOUNCE: thunar 4.17.7 released

Alexander Schwinn alexxcons at
Mon Nov 22 21:55:40 CET 2021

thunar 4.17.7 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 4.17.7
[Please note that this is a development release.]

Development release on the master branch. Released now to fix some
rather inconvenient regressions/crashes, so that early testers dont have
to suffer from them.

Here the complete changelog:

- Use GList over gchar** for getting an uri list (Issue #684)
- Prevent crash when restoring non-existing URI (Issue #684)
- Regression: Can't copy and replace a directory any more (Issue #682)
- 'New file' dialog: Dont highlight template extension (Issue #676)
- Use g_strcmp0 over strcmp to prevent crash (Issue #679)
- Inherit sort column/order of new tabs from current tab (Issue #678)
- Feature: Statusbar customization (Issue #666)
- Add link to thunar doc. to uca chooser dialog (Issue #245)
- Dont replace ACSII characters < 0 for FAT filesystems (Issue #655)
- Fix: Side pane tree view loading time increased (Issue #659)
- Remove the `file://` prefix in the location column
- Support '.' in themed desktop-file names
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian, Basque,
  Bengali, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese
  (Taiwan), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English
  (Australia), English (United Kingdom), Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish,
  French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic,
  Indonesian, Interlingue, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Malay,
  Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Occitan (post 1500), Panjabi
  (Punjabi), Persian (Iran), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil),
  Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish,
  Urdu, Urdu (Pakistan), Uyghur, Vietnamese

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