Xfce's Thunar 1.8 File Manager Released With Move From GTK2 To GTK3
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 7 June 2018 at 05:31 AM EDT. 27 Comments
DESKTOP --
Thunar 1.8 is now available as the latest stable release of the Xfce desktop's file manager.

Most significant about Thunar 1.8 is that this important Xfce component has finally been migrated in full from GTK+ 2 to GTK+ 3. Thunar 1.8+ is now fully running on GTK3 and in the process many fixes and adjustments took place.

The Thunar 1.8 release also features a completely revised pathbar, GOjbect introspection support, styling updates, and a variety of other changes.

More details on the Thunar 1.8 file manager update via the release announcement. There's nothing new to report meanwhile on when the big Xfce 4.14 release might finally materialize.
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

Related Desktop News
Popular News This Week