Thunar/Catfish file search <Solved>

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Thunar/Catfish file search <Solved>

Post by Kev1105 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:46 am

I used to able to using Catfish search for files then right click and be able to delete from the context menu now there is no context menu in Catfish, Is this a known issue or am i missing a package?

Also is there an alternative file search feature/app for Thunar?
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Re: Thunar/Catfish file search

Post by trytip » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:59 am

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Re: Thunar/Catfish file search

Post by Kev1105 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:18 pm

Thanks for the reply.

How would I add a search with an option to delete multiple files?

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Re: Thunar/Catfish file search

Post by Flemur » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:19 pm

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Re: Thunar/Catfish file search

Post by secureIT » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:47 pm

Hi Kev1105,

For catfish 1.4.4-1 (comes with ubuntu 18.04 and LM 19) there is a fix :

with this terminal-command :

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sudo sed -e 's/"key-release-event" handler="on_catfish_window_key_press_event"/"key-release-event" handler="on_catfish_window_key_release_event"/' -i /usr/share/catfish/ui/CatfishWindow.ui
....... this bug was fixed in the package catfish - 1.4.7-1
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Re: Thunar/Catfish file search

Post by Flemur » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:48 pm

I replaced catfish with gnome-search-tool, which might do what you want.

Download a .deb file from:
https://pkgs.org/download/gnome-search-tool

Install gnome-search-tool from the .deb.

Then, in thunar:
Menu -> Edit -> config actions -> Search
-- replace "catfish %f"
-- with "gnome-search-tool --path=%f"
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Re: Thunar/Catfish file search

Post by Kev1105 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:24 pm

That's fixed putting

sudo sed -e 's/"key-release-event" handler="on_catfish_window_key_press_event"/"key-release-event" handler="on_catfish_window_key_release_event"/' -i /usr/share/catfish/ui/CatfishWindow.ui

into the terminal resolved it
Thanks very much.

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