Worker is a file manager for X11 with a classical two-panel and tabbed interface. It features an accessible configuration menu, binding external programs to hotkeys or menu buttons, and configurable commands per filetype. It can obviously edit, copy, rename files, directories and symlinks, set permissions, filtering, can also access virtual file systems (zip/tar/archive browsing, ftp access), includes a text viewer, search functionality, directory bookmarks, and media mounting.
4.8.006 Apr 2021 03:15
This release adds an option to the pattern select command to directly apply the filter. The path jump feature can show relative paths and it can also be configured to start with several default settings. A crash has been fixed when background file existence tests use all available threads so it now blocks until resources become available again. Also, the background test can be disabled for some or all directories.
4.7.003 Feb 2021 03:15
This release adds a customizable list view bar with results from external commands which allows to show the current git branch of the current repo, for example. The pattern select command has been improved and some issues with the directory compare command has been fixed.
4.6.104 Dec 2020 03:15
This releases fixes a compilation problem when openssl is not available. It also updates some translations.
4.6.029 Nov 2020 03:15
This releases improves the dir comparison feature by allowing to find matching files regardless of the name. It also fixes a problem with executing custom actions of parent file types.
4.5.014 Aug 2020 03:15
File types can now have a priority to be able to adjust the way which file type is selected for a given file. There are also some minor improvements and fixes.
4.4.013 Apr 2020 03:15
A new help command allows to get list of assigned command for a clicked button or pressed key. The file type check for the current entry is now done always before any other file to speed up access to file type action.
4.3.028 Feb 2020 03:15
The file type name can now contain the mime type by using the flag mimetype as part of the name. Tthe start prog command also uses the mime type of unknown files for separate history.
3.12.027 Oct 2017 12:38
-added new command "compare directories"
-when updating the current directory, keep the inotify watch so changes are not missed anymore
-when reloading a directory, the file type of files with a changed file size is reset if it was not detected previously.
-fix some compiler warnings
-the number of hidden files and directories are now shown in the state bar.
3.8.317 Jul 2016 08:24
This release brings better relative symlink generation, and the path database update has been improved. There is a fix for X11 out-of-memory issues.