Repost: Thunar update

Christian Dywan christian at
Sun Jun 21 19:50:14 CEST 2009

Am Sat, 20 Jun 2009 18:33:37 -0700
schrieb Josh Saddler <nightmorph at>:

> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> >   - Another big change: thumbnails are now requested from a D-Bus
> >     service. An implementation of this service is Tumbler
> >     ( which I wrote in the last
> > 1.5 months and which will see a release soon. I know this is a
> >     controversial decision. 
> Why's this controversial? Because of speed/performance issues,
> requiring more dependencies to be built & installed, or something
> else? Please elaborate. :)
> >   - If GVfs is installed, Thunar can browse/open files over
> >     and possibly more (like gphoto).
> What about, say, obex://? I know nautilus can do this, but I'm not
> clear on whether or not it does that with gvfs, or with
> gnome-vfs-obexftp or something similarly deprecated.

obex: is provided by GVfs and works perfectly with Gigolo and
gvfs-mount, so presumably Thunar will have little or nothing to do to
support it.


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