GNOME's Nautilus File Manager: "Its Best Moment Since It Was Created"
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 5 May 2016 at 09:52 AM EDT. 48 Comments
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At various points in GNOME's history the Nautilus file manager has been less than maintained, but these days the situation is much brighter.

GNOME developer Carlos Soriano has come out to write about how great the Nautilus situation is these days. Soriano wrote in a new blog post, "as far as I can see the development status of Nautilus it’s in its best moment since it was created, and part of that is thanks of the status of gtk+ development and the values and vision of GNOME as a project."

Carlos arrived at that conclusion as in the past year there's now been around five regular contributors to the file manager, GSoC students are engaging with Nautilus, more bugs are being fixed and other improvements taking place, and enhancements are being made in cooperation with new GTK+ toolkit functionality.

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