Install Thunar 1.5.1 with tabs on Xubuntu 12.10 or 12.04

A few days ago we had the pleasant news that Thunar would have eyelash support in its version 1.5 and now through Webupd8 I find out that the users of Xubuntu have the opportunity to test it and use it both in the version 12.04 and 12.10.

andrei's Thunar, taken from Webupd8

As they clarify in the comments, this has to be done at your own risk since packages corresponding to a version of Xfce in current development will be installed

To do this we open a terminal and put:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.12 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade

And subsequently:

thunar -q

This version of Thunar has received some interesting improvements, among them the option to permanently delete a file or folder, and of course adjustments and corrections.


Source: @Webupd8

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  1.   Carlos said

    Is there any danger of breaking dependencies between other packages by adding this PPA?

    1.    elav said

      I don't think there is any danger, but the author of the article in English would have commented on it.

      1.    Giskard said

        The author DOES warn:

        «Before adding the PPA, please note that the Xfce 4.12 PPA contains development packages - at the time I'm writing this: xfce4-settings 4.11.0, Thunar 1.5.1 and Exo 0.9.0. »

        elav, I think you should put the same warning here.

        1.    elav said

          Uff, it's true .. I didn't read it right .. Excuse me.

  2.   xxmlud said

    For when the filter !!!? : S

    1.    KZKG ^ Gaara said

      Neither Gnome has it, I doubt they will consider putting it in Thunar 🙁

  3.   hexborg said

    What envy! I'm looking forward to it reaching Arch !! 🙂

    But the permanent deletion is already in the version I'm using now (1.4.0). You just have to hold down the shift key while you give the option to delete.

    1.    frk7z said

      well it's in arch AUR, if you want to install it the package is: thunar-devel
      I'm already testing it and if it's shooting well 🙂 and I think @sonlink is also using it

      1.    hexborg said

        I just tried it and it goes great. Thank you very much!! 🙂

  4.   Rayonant said

    And I was already looking at instructions to compile the new dependencies, definitely the #ubuntu ppa have their advantages !.

  5.   Rayonant said

    By the way I see that in addition to the new organization of the side panel and the tabs, it is now also possible to hide bookmarks while we do not need them or to save space and show them later.

  6.   Rafael said

    aaa what good news 🙂 I will try it when I get to my house, according to the changelog they also mention the bug that it mounts the partitions doubly so to try it was said thanks.

  7.   EAT WITH said

    Haha, how curious, a moment ago I had just read it in WebUpd8 ... How fast to translate it!

  8.   Matthews said

    Is it valid for mint?

  9.   Oscar said

    Question of the year, can elav resist the temptation to try it? I personally want to install Xubuntu and give it a try.

    1.    elav said

      Well, I can resist it 😀

  10.   Giskard said

    But as I see that you install ALL XFCE 4.12, which must be STILL in beta. I believe that a warning is appropriate, because if so, your system can be VERY unstable. Or I'm wrong?

    1.    elav said

      It's true… Now I add it to the article.

  11.   ariki said

    Using thunar 1.5.1, so far there are no crashes, I leave a screenshot:

    greetings Ariki

    1.    Crisnepita said

      Excellent, is that Xubuntu 12.10?

      1.    Ariki said

        yes xubuntu 12.10 !! It runs fine even though it is not very light, I keep sticking with debian and arch to run xfce! regards

  12.   lguille1991 said

    Ufff, you're looking forward to Manjaro Linux now… I've been waiting a long time for Thunar's tabs

  13.   Twilight Sparkle said

    It's funny how humans say they won't do something and end up doing it

    This is the case, Nick the leader of xfce said repeatedly that there was no need to add tabs, and look now, Gnome takes them out and xfce places them

    something smells like xfce wants to position itself as a true replacement for gnome as it is today

    PS: it is curious how the license of the blog of this blog is BY-NC-SA which makes it incompatible with any GPL license

    1.    elav said

      There is nothing curious that we use BY-NC-SA for blog articles, especially for the simple fact that we don't want our articles to be taken by just anyone and used for commercial purposes.