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Xplore is a powerful and highly configurable Motif file manager with an Explorer-like user interface. Besides the usual tree and file views, xplore also has a "shelf", which is a kind of clipboard inspired by the NeXT file manager, and a "log" pane for capturing output from launched programs. The builtin automounter allows you to access removable media in a transparent manner. Files can be moved and copied using simple mouse operations, and you can execute type-specific shell commands when a file is opened, used as the target of a drag and drop operation, or manipulated using popup menus. File types can be defined in terms of arbitrary filename and MIME type patterns. Full keyboard navigation is also supported, including an incremental filename search facility. Last but not least, xplore speaks all standard X11 session management protocols and thus integrates nicely with most popular desktop environments.

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Recent releases

  •  16 Aug 2002 18:19

    Release Notes: This release fixes some minor bugs introduced in 1.2, and adds new application icons (pilfered from KDE and GNOME) and experimental support for KDE/GNOME drag-and-drop interoperability.

    •  14 Aug 2002 00:46

      Release Notes: This release features minor bugfixes, a few cosmetic changes in the user interface, and a new command to quickly locate files listed in the log pane.

      •  11 Sep 2001 10:29

        Release Notes: Solaris fixes added. An install-able Solaris package (pkg format) is now available.

        •  10 Sep 2001 06:18

          Release Notes: Additional changes for Solaris/CDE compatibility, and some bug fixes were made.

          •  31 Aug 2001 08:14

            Release Notes: Some minor glitches in the Color scheme command have been fixed.


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