Don’t expect a stable release for quite a while, however. Marlin may have a list view and some miller columns right now but it also has an enormous TODO list.
Regardless of the wait this is a great step for the elementary team to have taken and one which will inevitably reap many rewards for users everywhere -particularly if elements of Dan Rabbit’s earlier Marlin mock-up remain.
Amongst its features are:
Single-click to open (default)
Configurable toolbars and interface
Install Marlin and Dropbox / Ubuntu One Plugins.
Important: this PPA provides unstable packages and should only be used for testing.
If you want to test Marlin as well as the new Ubuntu One / Dropbox plugins in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, use the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:marlin-devs/marlin-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install marlin marlin-plugin-dropbox marlin-plugin-ubuntuone
Or you can use Glimpse to try it out.
Once installed, you need to enable the new plugins under Settings > Plugins:
And finally, restart Marlin.
If you're not using Ubuntu 11.10, you can get the latest Marlin as well as the new plugins via BZR.
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