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Author Topic: adding usefull custom acions to thunar  (Read 5087 times)
blurymind
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« on: February 28, 2007, 08:06:24 am »

hi, since this topic is interesting to me and since i have added lots of actions to thunar, I would like to share some of theones i use and hopefully get feedback on the subject. If you have added custom actions to your thunar, please,share them here!

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here is one way to resize pictures in thunar (like kde's kim) using a bash script to resize and compress many images (not just one)
http://customisinglife.wordpress.com/2007/01/12/using-custom-actions-in-thunar-to-resize-jpeg-pictures/
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wcs
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 10:55:47 am »

Here's my favorite.

Name:Open as DVD
Description: Open and run as DVD in xine
Command: xine dvd:/%f

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Appears for: Directories

Joe1962 has posted a nice catfish one here: http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=5977.msg41001
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008, 04:36:28 pm »

And another one for opening the current or selected directory as root.

Name: Open as root
Description: Opens this directory in Thunar as root
Command: kdesu -c "thunar %f"

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stretchedthin
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2009, 03:09:19 pm »

Made a couple screencasts based on this thread.  For those who like that sort of thing you can find them here
http://www.opensourcebistro.com/Tutorial/VL60/Thunar-File-Manager/page

Direct links to each screencast are here...
VectorLinux and Thunars custom actions
Creating a custom action to search files with catfish
Creating a custom action to open folders as Root.
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Vectorlinux screencasts and  tutorials can be found at....
http://www.opensourcebistro.com/blog1
http://www.youtube.com/user/vid4ken?feature=mhee
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