A while back I've opened a feature request suggesting that maybe the side panel shortcut for the personal folder (which, by the way, isn't working properly now†https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3279316&group_id=156956&atid=801864 ) could be replaced by 'File System', like in Thunar, since there's already a button for the home folder in the toolbar.
It was just to raise the subject as, after all, one can create a shortcut to /. But if the shortcut to the personal folder stays in the side panel then maybe the 'Refresh' button could come back to the toolbar like in pcmanfm 0.5 series, in place of the 'Home' button.
Anyway, having the keyboard shortcut to refresh (Ctrl+R or F5) is fine.

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Stephan Sokolow <gmane.ssokolow@spamgourmet.com> wrote:
Why not just use the browser reload hotkey (F5) like every other file
manager I've tried in the last half decade.

On 11/04/11 08:25 AM, Klaus Knopper wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 01:09:59PM +0200, Joost van der Hoff wrote:
>> How about adding a reload entry to the menubar? This adds the
>> functionality for those who need it without cluttering the toolbar.
>>
>> 2noob2banoob.
>
> Or a hotkey like Control-R. Just anything that could trigger a
> refresh/readdir() action. †Even just closing and reopening the directory
> tab would probably be acceptable in schools where they use homedirs on
> NFS, but pcmanfm currently seems to maintain its own directory cache and
> ignores server-side changes on NFS, until you first kill all instances,
> including the --desktop one, and then restarting pcmanfm.
>
> Regards
> -Klaus
>
>> On 08/04/11 20:11, PCMan wrote:
>>> Actually I have this in my internal core libfm API, but supporting
>>> this needs some changes to the GUI. The problem with the UI is, there
>>> are already too many buttons.
>>> So I'm still thinking about how to make it cleaner while adding more features.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Klaus Knopper<lxde@knopper.net> †wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I have a small feature request, if there is still time for it, it should
>>>> be rather easy to implement.
>>>>
>>>> pcmanfm does not readdir() a directory again if there is no change
>>>> notification event. This is usually OK and effective, but in case you
>>>> change a file directly on a NFS server, the NFS client will not see the
>>>> change in PCManfm, and even leaving and re-entering the directory won't
>>>> make pcmanfm show the changes.
>>>>
>>>> Rather than changing pcmanfms behaviour in general, I request a "Reload"
>>>> button that enforces re-reading the currently displayed directory,
>>>> discarding the internal cache first.
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> -Klaus
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 05:34:38PM +0800, PCMan wrote:
>>>>> OK, itís time to tell the world what weíre doing to the file manager
>>>>> Here is a status report for PCManFM.
>>>>>
>>>>> Several bugs are fixed, and others are not. Iím currently working on
>>>>> fixing them.
>>>>> 1.Directory tree will be available from side pane again in next
>>>>> release. I have finished 50% of the feature and hope that I can make
>>>>> it in the following weeks
>>>>> 2.Tabs now takes less space when showing filenames that are too long.
>>>>> 3.The location bar is re-written. Now auto-completion for directory
>>>>> paths works more correctly.
>>>>> 4.I have implemented a simple button-style path bar recently, but to
>>>>> add it to PCManFM, some changes to the UI are needed so this might not
>>>>> be available yet in the next release.
>>>>> 5.Integration with lxshortcut is planned. So you can create new
>>>>> application shortcut on the desktop easier, but this is not yet
>>>>> implemented.
>>>>> 6.Status messages are now more correct and human readable.
>>>>> 7.Some code cleanup was done to make the source code more readable to
>>>>> future contributors.
>>>>> 8. While fixing bugs of PCManFM, I found a severe bug in udisks
>>>>> regarding to CD-ROM polling. This bug leaves the filesystem on CD-ROM
>>>>> mounted even after the media has been removed via pressing physical
>>>>> eject button on the device. I made a patch for it, but upstream
>>>>> authors did not accept the patch. They came up with a new solution
>>>>> utilizing the latest in-kernel polling provided by Linux kernel and
>>>>> did some fixes themselves. So in the near future, this bug will be
>>>>> resolved anyways.
>>>>>
>>>>> So these are basically what Iím doing on the file manager recently.
>>>>> Please help if you can. Thanks a lot.
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