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Documentation note User guide available in HTML format from; User reference manual available in HTML format from
Full description The ROX Desktop is based around the file sThe ROX Desktop is based around the file system. Its core component is ROX-Filer, a graphical file manager that supports `application directories:' directories which contain an entire application. When you open an application directory in the filer the application runs. Therefore, installing an application is the same as copying a directory, uninstalling is the same as deleting, and to install two different versions of the same application just copy them to different directories on your hard disk. There is no need for special setup programs or root access. To read an application's help just choose Help from the filer menu to see it (it just opens a subdirectory inside the application * called 'Help'). There is no need for a separate filer and application launcher. The filer does both, and you always know where your programs are. It also has drag-and-drop saving, which means you can save by dragging the file back from the application into the filer. The desktop includes ROX-Filer, ROX-Session, ROX-Lib, Archive, System, memo, and Wallpaper.Lib, Archive, System, memo, and Wallpaper.
Homepage URL  +
IRC development irc://  +
IRC help irc://  +
Interface x-window-system  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords GUI  + , filesystem  + , file  + , desktop  + , rox  + , archive  + , wallpaper  + , system  + , ROX-Filer  + , ROX-Session  + , ROX-Lib  + , Memo  +
Last review by Alejandroindependiente +
Last review date 20 February 2017  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 11 June 2002  +
Name Rox  +
Prerequisite description GTK+ 1.2.x or later  + , gdk-pixbuf  + , libmxl  +
Prerequisite kind Required to use  +
Real name Thomas Leonard  +
Related projects Archive +
Resource URL  + ,  + ,  +
Resource audience Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind VCS Repository Webview  + , Mailing List Info/Archive  +
Revisionid 43,736  +
Revisiontimestamp 20 February 2017 04:41:49  +
Revisionuser User:Alejandroindependiente +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Graphical desktop  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
User level none  +
VCS checkout command  +
Version comment 1.5 stable released 2009-09-13
Version date 13 September 2009  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 1.5  +
Version status stable  +
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