Yair Aichenbaum released another update of the Files file manager with build number 2.17.

The new build follows the 2.15 build launched just 8 days ago. It comes with quite some fixes and improvements, which you can read about down below.

Files 2.17 is a file manager with a powerful yet intuitive design. It has features like multiple tabs, panes, columns, shell extensions, and tags. This is an open-source project and community participation is welcome.

Changed, Fixed, or Improved in Files File Manager 2.1.7

  • Improved performance of the delete confirmation dialog by @gave92 in #8041
  • Improved UI responsiveness for file operations with many items by @gave92 in #8046
  • Added update button to the toolbar by @puppetsw in #8054
  • Stop loading icons when the conflict dialog is closed by @gave92 in #8042
  • Added an option to hide files dotfiles by @manfromarce in #8169
  • Added a shortcut to collapse the sidebar by @aleksanderlukasiewicz in #8157
  • Show progress in the status center while preparing items for copy, cut, and drag by @gave92 in #8047

Fixed in Files File Manager 2.1.7

  • Fixed crash that would sometimes occur when closing the properties window by @gave92 in #8016
  • Fixed breadcrumb hit target by @yaichenbaum in #8098
  • Fixed an issue where the tab title was missing in the document’s library by @puppetsw in #8107
  • Fixed an issue where symlinks weren’t displaying properly by @acesyde in #8145
  • Fixed a crash that would occur when renaming items in the tile’s layout by @szabolcstarnai in #8189
  • Fixed moving items from PC to MTP (phone) storage by @gave92 in #8044

New Contributors

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Developer: Yair A
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