ANNOUNCE: catfish 4.16.4 released

Sean Davis sean at
Sun Jul 17 22:53:53 CEST 2022

catfish 4.16.4 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 4.16.4
- Add "Open with" right click item and dialog (#12)
- Add a command-line option for setting default sort method
- Add Ctrl+A accelerator for the treeview (#64)
- Add option to show file size in binary or decimal
- Cosmetic changes for search entry and delete dialog
- Fix Ctrl+H not always toggling hidden files
- Fix DE detection when launched from Electron apps
- Fix exo file manager lookup for non-existent keys (#64)
- Fix file manager lookup outside of Xfce
- Fix GNOME DE detection in Ubuntu
- Improve application menu appearance
- Improve default width for the sidebar
- Prepend the project root directory to sys.path
- Support running without Xfconf (no preference saving)
- Switch to using the super() method
- Use correct executable for elementary Files
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian,
Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), Estonian, Finnish, French,
Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian,
Interlingue, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian
Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil),
Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish,

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