Extend Thunar's "Send To" menu and media tags

In my recent exploration of various file managers I realized that my favorite of the lot hadn't received the attention it deserves. Here on Ghacks I have shown you how to do […]

Bulk renaming made easy with Thunar bulk renamer

To many Thunar is just a file manager. But if you've played around with it you know it is much, much more. You may remember my previous article "Create custom actions with […]

Create custom actions with the Thunar file manager

The Thunar file managers is one of the best graphical file manager available for the Linux operating system. Thunar is the file manage of choice for the Xfce 4 desktop as well […]

LinuxMint Default Desktop XFCE

A Look at Desktop Environments: XFCE

Xfce is yet another lightweight but highly customizable desktop environment many people use for GNU/Linux, and is the environment of choice for systems such as Xubuntu, and Manjaro (Although Manjaro does come […]

vifm: Fast, lightweight, old school file manager

Recently I have been covering some of the lighter weight file managers for the Linux operating system. We've seen PCMan File Manager and emelFM2 covered recently. I've also touched on Thunar numerous […]

emelFM2: Another fast file manager

Today I'm going to take a look at another lightweight Linux (and UNIX-like) file manager (and this time I WON'T get the name wrong) called emelFM2. This particular file manager will pull […]

PCMan File Manager: Another light weight file manager

In the seemingly never-ending quest to find the perfect, light weight graphical file manager, I have gone through just about every one I can find. So far my favorite has been Thunar […]

Configuring Fvwm's Wharf

In this series we are discussing the Fvwm window manager for the Linux operating system. This little gem isn't a full-blown desktop the likes of GNOME, KDE, or Xfce4, but you will […]

The Xfce "control panel"

Today we take another look at the Xfce desktop environment. If you are just now tuning in, you might have missed the previous two Xfce articles "Installing and using Xfce 4" and […]

Share directories in Elive

What if I told you that you could share out directories, via Samba, without having to install a single package? You can in the new Elive 2.0 (which is based on the […]

Get to know Linux: Removing files

As you all know, with Linux there are numerous ways to deal with each and every task. Some of these ways are obvious, some are subtle, and some are as brute-force as […]

Linux Tips: View hidden files

In the Linux operating system, a hidden file is any file that begins with a ".". When a file is hidden it can not been seen with the bare ls command or […]

Quick Linux Tips: File Naming

If you are coming from the world of Windows you are pretty much used to naming a file whatever. You could have a file named "This Is My File And This File […]