Patch for "Open Terminal Here" keyboard shortcut
simula67 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 18:39:10 CET 2011
>Not like this, no. I'm reluctant to hard code terminal-related into
>Thunar. Regular users (whatever that is in these diverse times) should
>not be bothered with things like that.
Yes. This did occur to me. I was thinking along the lines of providing a
shell script that detects at run time the correct process to execute.
This patch just does nothing for example when the 'exo-terminal'
command does not exist. But if you can add it to the "File" menu that
would be better.
In the meantime, I shall just use my patch. Just modified it according to the
>What we could do, however, is to make custom actions like "Open in
>terminal" appear in the "File" menu of the window. Right now, the
>"File" menu is very basic, but all items that show up there can
>automatically be assigned custom shortcuts.
>That way we'd avoid re-implementing the spawn code PLUS we'd also make
>custom actions available for the current directory in all situations
>(unlike at the moment, where users have no real way to get to the
>context menu when using the details view, see e.g. bug #3386).
>Does that sound fair?
Yes. Thank you for looking into this and may I say congratulations on producing
such a great product! Thunar is totally awesome :)
>“Open terminal here” function already exist. You should be able to hook
>there to add a shortcut. But the first thing to do would be to open a
>bug report on bugzilla.xfce.org anyway.
You cannot add the shortcut. The bug report already exists.
> BTW, and definitely meant as a sideblow: IIRC this was solved in PCManFM a
> long time ago.
Yes. I was using PCManFM for that feature alone until it started segfaulting in
opening preferences window and on right clicking. The project is in complete
Thanks & Regards
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