Tumblefile 1.2

An automatic, chronological file organizer for Linux
Every five minutes the Tumblefile project copies all files on your Desktop to a folder such as ~/Documents/2009-07-July/25 Saturday, prepending a timestamp (like 20090727.1645) to the filename. Meanwhile its little window sits in the system tray. It is a way to automatically keep your Desktop cleared and files organized.


Download the latest tarball, then compile it:

 # On Debian-based systems:
 sudo apt-get install libgtkmm-2.4-dev

 tar -xzvf tumblefile-x.y.tar.gz
 sudo make install

How it runs

When you launch Tumblefile for the first time, it will set up what it takes to run automatically the next time log in. You can turn that off in System > Preferences > Startup Applications.

Tumblefile also works from command line. From terminal, you can type

tumblefile /path/to/file1 /path/to/file2

and it will move the files in the usual way.

last updated on:
December 26th, 2009, 7:56 GMT
developed by:
Marko Anastasov
license type:
GPL v3 
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ File managers


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What's New in This Release:
  • In this release, the application sets itself up to run automatically on desktop startup, accepts -m option to run minimized, gets a new icon and is available in Danish, German and Swedish translations.
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