ANNOUNCE: thunar 1.6.7 released

Harald Judt h.judt at
Mon Apr 20 16:29:33 CEST 2015

thunar 1.6.7 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 1.6.7
Short release notes:

This release fixes two severe bugs introduced in 1.6.6 that caused
crashes (bug #11450 and #11008). Apart from that, it has quite a number
of other user-visible fixes:

* Improve drag & drop and selecting in the details view
* Manual reload now reloads all file and folder information
* Most reload bugs should be gone now (except bug #9245)
* Keep the correct files selected on view and row changes (e.g.
renaming, sorting)
* New tabs and windows inhert the history of the origin view
* History is preserved across view changes
* Fix redraw issues in details view
* Correct drag & drop behaviour when moving files

Here is the full changelog:

- Improve drag & drop and selecting in the details view (bug #11605) 
  (Harald Judt)
- Let row changes accumulate a bit before restoring selection (Harald 
- Implement reloading file information on manual reload (Harald Judt)
- Extend reload functions to allow a full reload (Harald Judt)
- Check in thunar-marshal with new _thunar_marshal_BOOLEAN__BOOLEAN 
  (Harald Judt)
- Reload files changed by jobs in an idle loop (bug #11008) (Harald 
- Refactor code for moving thumbnail cache file on renames/moves 
  (Harald Judt)
- Rework thunar_file_monitor to properly register moved files (Harald 
- Add function to reload parent file of a file (Harald Judt)
- Fix updating file info for moved files (bug #11008) (Harald Judt)
- Revert "Refresh file info after getting it from cache (bug #11008)" 
  (Harald Judt)
- Fix comments (Harald Judt)
- Update the location bar after reload (bug #10518) (Harald Judt)
- Fix updating custom actions (bug #11749) (Harald Judt)
- Update rows on changes of case-sensitive and folders-first settings 
  (Harald Judt)
- Fix typos and grammar mistakes in a few comments (Harald Judt)
- Make new windows inherit the history of the origin view (bug #5538) 
  (Harald Judt)
- Make new tabs inherit the history of the origin view (bug #5538) 
  (Harald Judt)
- Keep the history across view changes (bug #10171) (Harald Judt)
- Implement functions for copying the history of a view (Harald Judt)
- Rename tsv_restore_selection to tsv_select_after_row_deleted (Harald
- Redraw the details view on row changes (Harald Judt)
- Restore selection on row changes too (bug #9886) (Harald Judt)
- Improve mouse wheel zoom behaviour (Harald Judt)
- Remember and restore file selection on view changes (Harald Judt)
- Restore file selection when changing sort order (bug #9886) (Harald
- Update model with changed binary file size setting immediately 
  (Harald Judt)
- Fix typo busy_pulse in thunar-shortcuts-model.c (Harald Judt)
- Fix typo in thunar-clipboard-manager (Harald Judt)
- Fix Gdk-CRITICAL error (Thaddaeus Tintenfisch)
- Clean up more files with make clean (Harald Judt)
- Rework usage of binary file size properties (bug #11450) (Harald 
- Remove duplicate break statement in thunar-standard-view (Harald 
- Fix compiler warning about shadowing 'basename' (bug #11633) (Matt 
- thunar/thunar-dbus-service-infos.xml corrections (Thaddaeus 
- Fix startup id handling for launch requests over D-Bus (bug #9646) 
  (Thaddaeus Tintenfisch)
- Fallback to non-cached version of source file (bug #9142) (Thaddaeus
- Translation updates: Chinese (China), Croatian, English (Australia),
  French, German, Greek, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Swedish,

A lot of thanks to all contributors and translators, to the people who
helped with testing, reviewing and debugging.


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