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Using pcmanfm File Manager

Post#1 by noobTeus » 02 Jul 2014, 17:00

Hi,

How can I use Pacman file manger in XFCE desktop [ Porteus-v2.1 ]
Any .xzm module available?


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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#2 by beny » 03 Jul 2014, 11:35

hi pacman isn't a file manager but a packages manager you can see this tread: https://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=114&t=2386

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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#3 by fanthom » 03 Jul 2014, 13:27

i guess noobTeus meant pcmanfm:
http://wiki.lxde.org/en/PCManFM
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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#4 by noobTeus » 03 Jul 2014, 19:19

Sorry my mistake.

Yes its Pacmanfm.

How can I use it in Xfce?

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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#5 by francois » 03 Jul 2014, 22:37

Please correct your title and the information accordingly to pcmanfm. :shock:

Why don't you simply use thunar the file manager coming with xfce? :twisted:

To install pcmanfm on xfce, in command line use usm package manager to build module and then activate it:

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root@porteus:/mnt/sda5/64bit_v30/porteus/optional# usm -g pcmanfm

 The following items were found.
 Choose an number to confirm. 
 ctrl+c to quit

1) pcmanfm-20140107_f381bc5-x86_64-1ponce.txz
2) pcmanfm-qt-0.7.0-x86_64-1alien.txz
#?
... 
or use the usm gui from the panel menu into system category.

Then to start pcmanfm:

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root@porteus:~# pcmanfm
Or find it in the panel menu (maybe under system category).
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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#6 by noobTeus » 04 Jul 2014, 04:14

Thanks for reply.
francois wrote:Please correct your title and the information accordingly to pcmanfm. :shock:
Auto done!
Why don't you simply use thunar the file manager coming with xfce? :twisted:
Thunar is very slow. Even going to Home folder takes time.
To install pcmanfm on xfce, in command line use usm package manager to build module and then activate it:
.... root@porteus:/mnt/sda5/64bit_v30/porteus/optional# usm -g pcmanfm

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root@porteus:/mnt/sda12/porteus/optional# usm -g pcmanfm
bash: usm: command not found
Its not in menu. I searched 'usm' in Porteus package manager. Couldnt find it. :fool:

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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#7 by Ed_P » 04 Jul 2014, 04:48

noobTeus wrote:Its not in menu. I searched 'usm' in Porteus package manager. Couldnt find it. :fool:
What version of Porteus are you using? USM is the 3rd item from the bottom of the System Tools menu.
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Re: Using pcmanfm File Manager

Post#8 by beny » 04 Jul 2014, 09:53

hi noobTeus if you want improve system speed better is a good usb key or sd card or microsd card that have a good read and write index,if you tweak thunar with a lot of plugin that it have, you have a good file manager.

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Re: Using pcmanfm File Manager

Post#9 by francois » 04 Jul 2014, 11:25

Update usm first with:

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root@porteus:~# usm -u
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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#10 by noobTeus » 05 Jul 2014, 00:47

Ed_P wrote:What version of Porteus are you using? USM is the 3rd item from the bottom of the System Tools menu.
guest@porteus:~$ cat /etc/porteus-version
Porteus-v2.1
beny wrote:hi noobTeus if you want improve system speed better is a good usb key or sd card or microsd card that have a good read and write index,if you tweak thunar with a lot of plugin that it have, you have a good file manager.
Every other program runs Super Fast.
francois wrote:Update usm first with:

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root@porteus:~# usm -u
root@porteus:~# usm -u
-su: usm: command not found

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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#11 by Ed_P » 05 Jul 2014, 03:34

noobTeus wrote:guest@porteus:~$ cat /etc/porteus-version
Porteus-v2.1
Why are you using an older version of Porteus? 3.0 is the current one. 3.0 has USM, 2.1 has Porteus Package Manager.
root@porteus:~# usm -u
-su: usm: command not found
USM is not in 2.1.
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Re: Using pcmanfm File Manager

Post#12 by francois » 05 Jul 2014, 12:13

Where did you take you porteus os? When? What version is it? What desktop are you using?

A good habit is to have this information at hand in your user profile under the distribution section.

For the changes=EXIT cheatcode read this:
http://www.porteus.org/tutoriels/45-oth ... -them.html

There is a lot of chances that you will have very few support if you use another version than the current version of porteus. :(
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Re: Using Pacman File Manager

Post#13 by noobTeus » 06 Jul 2014, 18:50

Ed_P wrote: Why are you using an older version of Porteus? 3.0 is the current one. 3.0 has USM, 2.1 has Porteus Package Manager.
Everything else I use in older version is working fine.
But I understand I'll upgrade to 3.0.

Thanks all.

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