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GUI file managers

edwardp-KK0ffGbhmjU at wrote:
> What about LXDE?

   "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment", is an extremely faster,
   performing and energy saving desktop environment... LXDE uses less CPU
   and less RAM. It is especially designed for computers with low
   hardware specifications...

Is the file manager a separate component that can be used with other 
desktops? I wasn't looking for alternatives to KDE and GNOME (more on 
that in another message).

Another file manager I ran across is Thunar (, 
the default file manager for Xfce. It says it can work with any compliant desktop. Unlike Dolphin it stores its metadata 
in a central database. (That's not necessarily better - I can see pros 
and cons to each.) No mention of saving session state.


Tom Metro
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA
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