>1) Allow me to place files or links on the desktop. [...]
>2) The file manager is integrated in the windows manager
Quote:>3) allows full drag and drop file management. Also allows
>me to double click on any of the links or files on the desktop and
>fires up the relevant application by reading the magic no. of the
TkDesk does all the things you described.
It is pretty good, although still in beta.
It works with any window manager, although some of its features (notably
the application bar) overlap with the features of some window managers.
From the home page:
Following is a brief overview of the most prominent features of TkDesk:
* Arbitrary number of automatically refreshed file browsers and file list
* Configurable file-specific popup-menus,
* Drag and drop,
* Files and directories may be dropped onto the root window a.k.a.
* Configurable application bar, with several displays (currently date,
load, and mail) and cascaded popup menus for each button,
* History of visited directories, opened files, executed commands, and
others, which is automatically saved to disk,
* Find files through their annotation, name, contents, size or age,
* Trash can for safe deletion of files and directories,
* Calculation of disk usage for directory hierarchies,
* All file operations (find, copy, disk usage, etc.) are carried out in the
* Traversal of directory hierarchies through recursive cascaded menus,
* Bookmarks, create menu entries for often used files/directories,
* Built-in multi-buffer and UNDO-capable editor,
* Comprehensive hypertextish online help, the complete TkDesk User's
Guide is available online (TkDesk also comes with a PostScript version
of this guide),
* Close coupling with Netscape and XEmacs,
* Sound support,
* Powerful configuration of nearly all aspect of TkDesk through Tcl/Tk,
this also allows the Tcl-literate to extend TkDesk in arbitrary ways,
* As TkDesk is distributed under the terms of the Gnu General Public
License, it is free of charge!