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Post#1 by rych » 01 Mar 2019, 13:12

I'd like to try a QT-based file manager on my OpenBox. I'd be very grateful if someone knowledgeable made a module with some integration into OpenBox, as per https://github.com/rodlie/qtfm . I already have some QT5 modules installed so hopefully already have some dependencies.

I explain why I need it below.

I'm looking for a stable file manager. When PCManFm started crashing/freezing so much as to become unusable, I've turned to a different DE: OpenBox. Unfortunately, its SpaceFM also started freezing. Both FMs use GTK. In the past and very rarely another GTK app, Leafpad would sometimes crash. So I'd like to depart from GTK at least in my FM. Maybe something has changed in GTK or upstream in terms of multithreading introducing bugs down the line.

By the way, notice that QtFM is not an abandoned FM like some others. I don't want to try 3 years old FMs; 3 years ago even PCManFM worked fine.

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Post#2 by ncmprhnsbl » 02 Mar 2019, 14:05

qtfm-6.1.7-x86_64-1_ncm.tgz
built with(and needs) Qt 5.9.5 for Porteus 4.0 (qt5-base-5.9.5-x86_64-jss.xzm)
includes some custom actions (activate ..etc) and a root user .desktop for the menu
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Post#3 by rych » 04 Mar 2019, 07:45

Works well and is quite pleasant and light. I already use the Qt5 module(s) for other things anyway, so didn't have to activate anything else. Thank you once again, @ncmprhnsbl!

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Post#4 by rych » 03 Feb 2021, 05:23

ncmprhnsbl, could you build the new qtfm-6.2.0 for Porteus 5 OpenBox and LXQT, or teach me how, please? By the way, what's your favorite alternative FM these days?

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Post#5 by ncmprhnsbl » 04 Feb 2021, 06:48

rych wrote:
03 Feb 2021, 05:23
could you build the new qtfm-6.2.0 for Porteus 5
which 5, rc1 or rc2? ($ cat /etc/porteus/* )
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By the way, what's your favorite alternative FM these days?
well, spacefm is still my favourite ... sunflower is one i'm keeping an eye on: https://github.com/MeanEYE/Sunflower
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Post#6 by rych » 09 Feb 2021, 05:20

Porteus 5 rc2 please. (What's the difference?)

I'd also like SpaceFM and use it mainly. It's just with my unstable USB, when it breaks (stops?) and I have to use fsck, SpaceFM doesn't recover well: settings are gone, and now even the desktop side of it like mime file types actions and whatnot are completely broken and it's even hard to kill SpaceFM after a double-click. In any case it's good to carry a backup FM at least, in my experience.

Thanks, I'm going to try Sunflower too

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Post#7 by ncmprhnsbl » 10 Feb 2021, 11:32

rych wrote:
09 Feb 2021, 05:20
Porteus 5 rc2 please. (What's the difference?)
more than 12 months ;) ..although qtfm seems to be forgiving about which qt5 version is used...
qtfm-6.2.0-x86_64-1_ncm.xzm 372 kb
md5sum: 86f502b8cb7dc53a97324dfade228544 (includes porteus module actions in ~/.config/qtfm6/qtfm6.conf)
deps for non qt5 DEs:
qt5-base-5.15.0-x86_64-1.xzm 9.3 mb
md5sum: 50ea80efb24d352012333f55994e8946
xcb-util-image-0.4.0-x86_64-3.xzm 32 kb
md5sum: 502636f76fdb5384f9eb5092ccba65c7
xcb-util-keysyms-0.4.0-x86_64-3.xzm 20kb
md5sum: b18f8336bf1989ca0a26bfeab72d8a08
xcb-util-renderutil-0.3.9-x86_64-3.xzm 24kb
md5sum: a64463fdfa62e7536b2d7e809ccaedd6
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Post#8 by martomlub » 14 Feb 2021, 15:21

ncmprhnsbl if these modules are loaded into openbox 4.0 will it work?
I am asking because here is a newer version of qtfm than in the earlier post.
I like this FM more than Spacefm.

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Post#9 by ncmprhnsbl » 14 Feb 2021, 22:25

martomlub wrote:
14 Feb 2021, 15:21
ncmprhnsbl if these modules are loaded into openbox 4.0 will it work?
might do, but with the qt5 module for 4.0, because i think there'd be an icu mismatch with the newer qt5..
one sure way to find out ;)
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Post#10 by martomlub » 15 Feb 2021, 06:37

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