Removal of the location button

Harald Judt h.judt at
Mon Nov 7 15:19:13 CET 2011

Am 07.11.2011 14:03, schrieb Andrzej:
> On 11/07/2011 08:39 AM, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm considering to drop the button right next to the location entry in
>> Thunar. Here's a screenshot with this button highlighted in red:
>> This button is supposed to show all volumes and bookmarks (so, whatever
>> is visible in the shortcuts side pane as well). Does anyone care deeply
>> about it or can I remove it without hurting the efficiency of anyone's
>> workflow?
> Not at all. I didn't even realized it was there.
> Another alternative would be to make it display recently or most often
> browsed directories - that's what Firefox does. This could actually be a
> useful feature.
> Also, perhaps I should file a bug(?) for it, I found that in
> "View/Location Selector" menu checkboxes are swapped. That is, when
> "Pathbar Style" is selected a toolbar is shown, and vice versa. Perhaps
> it is better to use here mutually exclusive radiobuttons anyway.
> Andrzej

I think you and me forgot about the ability to turn them off completely. 
So radiobuttons would not help here; You'd had to add another menu entry 
for turning it on or off. I guess that's why the devs chose checkboxes.

Additionally, I misread your message first. For me, it works correctly here.


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