Category: PCManFM

  • PCManFM file manager is ported to Qt?

    No, LXDE will NOT use Qt. Don’t panic!! It’s just one of my side projects and was an experiment to test how good libfm and Qt are. Since the core library of PCManFM, libfm, is carefully separated from its Gtk+ UI code, theoratically it can be ported to other GUI toolkits. To give it  a […]

  • PCManFM 1.0 and libfm 1.0!

    This is a historic milestone for PCManFM and libfm. For some things you have waited years to get there, for other things it’s only been 10 months (since last release) but we can now bring you a MAJOR (really!) update. Mainly thanks to the work done by Andriy lately but ofc building on top of […]

  • Towards PCManFM 1.0

    To get PCManFM 1.0 in the best shape possible we just put a release candidate on the sourceforge file archive. Notable changes include external thumbnailer support, new file attribute dialog, support for modifier keys on drag and drop, symbolic link creation, individual wallpapers per desktop and documentation. You will need libfm 1.0 to use pcmanfm […]

  • libfm 0.1.17 released! PCManFM 0.9.10 released!

    libfm, the backend of the LXDE default file manager PCManFM, just got a new release to fix some outstanding bugs. Along with the libfm release a new PCManFM release is available, this update adds some improvements to translations. pcmanfm-0.9.10.tar.gz, sha1: 63fa355607ba5603d4e07dffc275a780afe9e27b libfm-0.1.17.tar.gz, sha1: 06767191b0c8fbcc12b0ad0a61cf3774f4448c86 Changelog for PCManFM Translation updates. Changelog for libfm d9a0701 Returns TRUE […]

  • PCManFM 0.9.9 released! libfm 0.1.16 released!

    PCManFM, the default file manager of LXDE, just got a new release. This application need libfm 0.1.16 to work and incidently that is also released today! PCManFM has seen some significant improvements since the last release back in October 2010. Probably the most notable UI change is the reintroducation of the tree view in side […]

  • Upcoming releases

    LXDM 0.4.0 was just released. Get the file at sourceforge. But that is not the only thing happening in LXDE land. Next week we will do at least three releases if nothing special happens. PCManFM, libfm and LXDM. PCManFM and libfm has been in development with no updates since last October and the much sought […]

  • Volume Management Without Gvfs is Possible Now!

    As I stated in previous posts, I’m doing direct UDisks support for PCManFM/Libfm. Now I have some things to show. It now correctly supports different kinds of devices without GVFS. However, LUCKS devices are not supported because I don’t know how to do it. In addition, I’m not sure if LVM or RAID are displayed […]

  • PCManFM 0.9.1 + libfm 0.1.1 Alpha

    Today, new alpha releases of PCManFM and libfm were made. Again, let me show you the screenshot first. Here are highlights of this release: Auto-mount for removable devices and and “Auto-run” dialog. (Finally we have this!) Support ‘menu://applications/’ to show installed applications in pcmanfm. (needs lxmenu-data) (reported to be a little bit buggy?) Support ‘menu://applications/DesktopSettings/’ […]

  • PCManFM 0.9 Alpha is released!

    After endless waiting, here comes the first public tarball release of next generation PCManFM. But don’t expect too much. This is an Alpha release. 🙂 Everybody loves screenshots. This is PCManFM 0.9.0 alpha running under LXDE with its desktop manager turned on. There will be 1.0, but before it become stable enough for production use, let’s […]

  • Current status of libfm and PCManFM

    As usual, let’s begin with the latest screenshot. Some highlights: The side pane now correctly display volumes. Mounting of removable devices now works out of the box. Just click on them in the side pane. Bookmark items in the side pane are now correctly updated whtn your gtk+ bookmarks got changed by other applications. Some […]