ANNOUNCE: thunar 4.17.8 released

Alexander Schwinn alexxcons at
Sun Apr 3 00:38:35 CEST 2022

thunar 4.17.8 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 4.17.8
[Please note that this is a development release.]

Development release on the thunar master branch which ships alot of
fixes, translation updates and new features.

The highlight are:

- Recursive search
- Shortcuts editor GUI (Same than xfce4-terminal)
- Configurable Toolbar

I hope you enjoy !

Here the detailed changelog:
- Show `Configure Toolbar...` option on right-clicking toolbar items.
- Add built-in buttons for toolbar customization:
    Search, Toggle,Reload, Zoom
- Allow to customize toolbar by using custom actions (Issues #607 #621)
- Location bar: Make sure to show the correct root button (Issue #725)
- Recursive search: Do not search when the search query is empty.
- Column headers: Configure columns popup on right-click
- Bulk renamer: Use wording "Extension" over "Suffix" (Issue #729)
- Look for thunar plugins at $THUNARX_DIRS (Issue #748)
- Speedup search by disabling row-related callbacks while searching
- Add spinner element to each tab to display search status
- Add option for vertical split panes (#722)
- List view name column improvements (#736)
- Option to show full path in tabs (Issue #627)
- Generate documentation for internal functions (Issue #617)
- Fix of various memory leaks
- Dont reload the view when text is copied (Issue #706)
- Use 'g_timeout_add_full' to set tree-view cursor (Issue #351)
- NULL checks to prevent crash on malformed bookmark URI (Issue #716)
- Skip files with IO errors during directory scan (Issue #696)
- Shortcuts View: Allow devices a drag and drop target (Issue #708)
- Support for thumbnail size x-large and xx-large (Issue #606)
- Add support for accelerators that include the `Tab` key (Issue #580)
- Add Recursive Search (!146)
- Use save way to copy a "struct tm" to prevent crash (Issue #700)
- Add UCA parameter to specify a number of files (Issue #26)
- Fix: User disabled accelerators are re-enabled on 2nd restart (!177)
- Add a GUI shortcuts editor (Issue #279)
- Use alphabetical sorting for devices in the side-pane (Issue #610)

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), Persian
  (Iran), Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish,
  Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Urdu (Pakistan), Uyghur,

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