OT: Any suggestions for good gtk-based file managers?

Jack Coates jack at monkeynoodle.org
Mon May 31 16:38:00 CEST 2004

> Hello, everyone. I realize that this only tangentially related to Xfce,
> but I've come to trust the judgement of the "regulars" who post here.
> The more I use gtk-based applications, the more I favor them over their
> Qt/KDE counterparts. They just run better, work better, and move faster
> in Xfce. My one KDE holdout is Konqueror (in file manager mode)-- I
> haven't found another file manager with the features I need. My problem
> is that Konq's begun doing some weird things; segfaulting a lot, and
> spewing a boatload of error and warning messages into whatever consoles
> I may happen to have open. I'd like to find a gtk work-alike, if such a
> thing exists.
> Nautilus isn't an option for me at this time: it has a bad habit of
> trashing my desktop; while I've read posts related to that very problem
> in this list, I'm just not savvy enough a user to fix it. xffm is nice
> when I need to do something in a hurry, but it just doesn't have all the
> features I need (which is hardly Olivier's fault :) ). If anyone's aware
> of a gtk-based file manager that's relatively feature-rich,
> Xfce-friendly, and works a lot like Konqueror (but better), I'd be
> delighted to learn of it.
> Thanks very much in advance.

A lot of people on this list use ROX (http://rox.sourceforge.net). It's
not as feature-rich as Konqueror, but it's very fast and stable. IMHO
easier to use than XFFM.

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