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Re: File managers show files and directories in reverse order.........




On 30/05/18 11:12, Charlie S wrote:
> On Tue, 29 May 2018 14:22:08 +0000 (UTC) Curt sent:
> 
>> On 2018-05-29, Charlie S <taoquester@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>> I wonder how one discovers what file managers there are installed on
>>> this system. I suppose have to name each one and see which are
>>> installed that way.  
>>
>>  xdg-mime query default inode/directory
>>
>> works here (xdg-mime is part of xdg-utils) to discover the default
>> file manager on my machine.
>>
>> curty@einstein:~$ xdg-mime query default inode/directory
>> pcmanfm.desktop
>>
>> Of course that wasn't the question you were asking, but it's the
>> answer I'm giving.
> 
> 
> 	After contemplation, my reply is:
> 
> Thanks Curt,
> 
> Siard had the thing right. There was a spin tiller, but because my file
> manager window was too small, it wasn't in the picture.
> 
> It does beg the question, if that window has always been so small how
> did I change the order of the way the file manager presented the
> directories and files? There must be a key combination shortcut that
> would do it? Maybe?

You can click anywhere on the Name header to switch the order, so you
don't have to be able to see the indicator. I often click on those
things by mistake.

Richard


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