Showing bundles in Thunar

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Wed Oct 1 21:04:18 CEST 2008

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 4:59 AM, Anders F Björklund <afb at> wrote:
> Is there a way to show bundles/AppDirs* in Thunar ?
> Like with using a plugin, or where to hack it in...
> Specifically, I would like it to show the icon and
> to launch the program when the directory is opened.
> *Step:
> Classes/NSBundle.html
> CFBundles/Concepts/BundleAnatomy.html
> ROX:
> Using .desktop files and installed icons/programs
> "works" too, but do require installation first...
> So does opening the bundle/application directory
> and navigating to the program, but it is "ugly". :-)

It's still ugly, but one possibility would be to use a custom action.
Have it show up only when directories are selected and have it run a
command like %f/AppRun. Unless Thunarx has been extended since I last
looked at it, this support couldn't be added in a plugin.

> --anders
> PS. would read .icns
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