Tag Archives: thunar

Automatically reconnect sshfs

I’ve been using sshfs to mount a remote folder between computers in my home networks. Sometimes I switch from WiFi to wired connection or the other way around. This causes Thunar to freeze, if I had forgotten to unmount the … Continue reading

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Thunar: do not execute shell script files

Every time I need to open a shell script file that is executable (typically a SlackBuild), I right click on it in Thunar and select my editor from the Open with sub-menu. I miss the functionality of Nautilus, where I … Continue reading

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Hiding disk partitions

My laptop has a Windows 7 disk partition, as well as a System and a Lenovo recovery partitions. I do not need these to be shown in my file browser (Thunar) nor in the open/save file dialogs.

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Hiding any file or folder in Thunar

Usually, programs store their configuration files in a hidden folder that resides within the user’s $HOME. Such folders start with a dot (.), and are therefore regarded as hidden by the file manager. There are however, programs that do not … Continue reading

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