[ANN]: twander 3.160 Released And Available

Tim Daneliuk tundra at tundraware.com
Wed Jan 12 04:28:28 EST 2005

'twander' Version 3.160 is now released and available for download at:


The last public release was 3.146.

Existing users are encouraged to upgrade to this release as it has
a number of bug fixes and several nice new features including:

   - Mouse popups for all the menus (except Help).

   - Ability to force Unix-style paths under Windows when doing substitutions in
   command macros. (Very helpful for cygwin users.)

   - A smarter "adaptive" directory refresh mechanism.

   - A new "Shortcut" menu for fast navigation around the filesystem.

Complete details of all fixes, changes, and new features can be found in
the WHATSNEW.txt file included in the distribution.

Users are strongly encouraged to join the twander-users mailing list as
described in the documentation.

What Is 'twander'?

'twander' is a macro-programmable Filesystem Browser that runs on both
Unix-like systems as well as Win32 systems. It embraces the best ideas
of both similar GUI-driven programs (Konqueror, Windows Explorer) as
well as text-based interfaces (Midnight Commander, List, Sweep).

Or, If You Prefer The "Elevator Pitch"

'twander' is:

    - A better file browser for Unix and Win32. (Tested on FreeBSD, Linux, Win32.)
    - A way to make browsing the same on all the OSs you use.
    - A macro-programmable tool that lets *you* define the features.
    - A GUI navigation front-end for your shell.
    - A way to "can" workflows for your technically-challenged colleagues.
    - A way to free yourself from the shackles of the mouse.
    - A way to significantly speed up your day-to-day workflow.
    - A Python/Tkinter application - about 3100/1300 lines of code/comments
    - A RCT (Really Cool Tool) that will have you addicted in a day or two

See the web page for more information, a screen shot, and the complete

Tim Daneliuk
tundra at tundraware.com

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