[blfs-dev] Rox Filer

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 18:01:20 PST 2012


Andrew Benton wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 17:34:51 -0600
> Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Andrew Benton wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I'd like to add Rox Filer to the book. Rox is a file browser, a bit
>>> like Nautilus or Konqueror but it doesn't need a whole desktop
>>> environment to install. Both it's dependencies are in the book. It
>>> works well with a lightweight window manager like Fluxbox.
>>> Any objections to me adding it to the book?
>> Not really.  I personally don't like any file browser (I use find, 
>> locate, ls, grep, etc).  However, some people do -- and an alternative 
>> that doesn't need all the overhead of kde or gnome would be a reasonable 
>> addition.
> 
> Thanks. I need some advice about where to put it in the book. Somewhere
> in the xsoft seems appropriate, but it's not an office program (is the
> gimp an office program?) or a web browser or an internet program.
> Should I make another folder for graphical file managers? Or would it
> fit better somewhere else?

Section 39 is "Other X-based Internet Programs".  Perhaps we should drop 
the word 'Internet' and put it there.

   -- Bruce



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