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Yes rox-filer is nifty

Yes rox-filer is nifty

Posted Aug 21, 2012 7:27 UTC (Tue) by speedster1 (guest, #8143)
In reply to: A distribution for less-powerful systems: antiX-12 by pdewacht
Parent article: A distribution for less-powerful systems: antiX-12

rox-filer has been very useful in converting a family member from Mac OS 9 to Linux. Turned it into an app launcher that is reminiscent of Mac OS 9 by creating a hierarchy of directories with symlinks to apps in each category, and also a desktop icon that starts up rox-filer at the toplevel directory. Then you can navigate around the various categories and launch apps with a single click, or drag a file onto the appropriate app icon and have the app open it. She much prefers this interface over the wavy dock-like thingy in Mac OS X.


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