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Old 08-15-2003, 10:32 AM   #1
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Better than Nautilus?

I need to find a file manager that does a better job than Nautilus for GNOME. For one thing, it crashes constantly, sometimes with an error message related to "nautilus-throbber," and sometimes with no error message whatsoever.

Does anyone know of a better one - one that will work with my GNOME desktop?
Old 08-15-2003, 10:49 AM   #2
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RH used to use sawfish. I don't know about better or if it is still around but it might be worth a look. Incidentally I have never had nautilus crash. So you may have something corrupted.
Old 08-15-2003, 01:09 PM   #3
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try Rox
Old 08-15-2003, 01:26 PM   #4
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try konqueror or gentoo file manager
Old 08-15-2003, 03:09 PM   #5
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As it happens, I already have several of those file managers installed.

Now... how do I switch over to them? :-)
Old 08-15-2003, 03:19 PM   #6
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I like XFFM, its part of XFCE4 (

How do you switch to them? Just run them, usually you can justy type the command in a Console.


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