CubicExplorer

Submit portable freeware that you find here. It helps if you include information like description, extraction instruction, Unicode support, whether it writes to the registry, and so on.
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Re: CubicExplorer

#16 Post by webfork » Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:59 pm

Quick note here since the website is offline: I had issue with CubicExplorer not starting. I didn't want to re-enter all my bookmarks and other data so I deleted sessions.xml and settings.xml.

The program of course dumped some of it's settings, but bookmarks and icon position were intact. Essentially it just switched over to a "blue" skin:

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Note that I use this program everyday for at least an hour. This is not a frequent issue or major concern.

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CubicExplorer as launcher

#17 Post by webfork » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:10 am

I have a somewhat odd setup on one of my machines that only allows a small number of programs. I can get PortableApps running but I can't get any other launcher programs like pstart or (my preference) Asuite. Anyway, I noticed that CubicExplorer will allow you to add programs to the "bookmark" menu with Relative pathways:
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Caveats:
  • You have to check the “relative” box for every program you add
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  • No command-line argument support (as required for many programs to work portably here)
  • No ability to swap icons for either the program itself or the containing folder
Whatever the case, this is the closest I've come to a launcher-file manager combo.

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Also on a related note ...
webfork wrote:It is open so I might try to sponsor someone taking up the mantle of maintaining this.
Something may be getting underway here: https://github.com/vatterspun/cubicexplorer Hopefully I'll have more to post about in the coming weeks/months.

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Re: CubicExplorer

#18 Post by webfork » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:02 am

Anyone have any guesses about how I could encourage someone to pick this up or or fund development of this project with similar features? Donationcoder?

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Re: CubicExplorer

#19 Post by Midas » Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:45 am

DonationCoder sounds fit -- I'll come back to this when I find more similar resources.

Meanwhile, a GoFundMe campaign might also do... (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoFundMe)

I keep seeing people using that for the weirdest goals. :|

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