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Sunflower is a small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plugins. It is intended to be an easy-to-use and powerful file manager that seamlessly integrates into the GNOME desktop environment.

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Back to old release schedule 23 Sep 2012 17:40

Finally the big project which was keeping me from working on Sunflower more is done. This means I'll be going back to my old schedule with weekly releases.

Recent releases

  •  02 Mar 2014 22:03

    Release Notes: This release has a fallback directory monitor for filesystems that don't provide one. Different toolbar styles are supported. Initial support for custom directory icons; XDG directories are supported fully. The ability to move back and forth through history. Mouse buttons 8 and 9 support for moving through history. A number of fixes in the breadcrumbs widget and other parts of the program.

    •  27 Jan 2014 02:01

      Release Notes: This release adds breadcrumbs support, number sensitive sort, the ability to copy full paths of selected items, and a new French translation. A number of old bugs were also fixed.

      •  12 Jun 2013 21:15

        Release Notes: This release adds initial support for expandable directories and creating both symbolic and hard links, and bugfixes.

        •  14 Apr 2013 08:40

          Release Notes: This release adds new options to further allow customization of program behavior, and many bugfixes in directory loading code. This should result in more consistent behavior and, in rare cases, a bit better performance.

          •  26 Feb 2013 00:29

            Release Notes: This release adds quite a few new features and fixes for some old bugs. The program now supports loading plugins from the user's home directory. Support for SFTP mounts has also been added. The viewer tool has been made extensible, and, as a test, a GVim view extension has been created which embeds GVim in read-only mode.


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