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Nautilus (11.10), getting the old icon-list-small menu back on panel?

After upgrade to 11.10 the menu for changing folder view has gone. Now you have to go through the mainmenu -> View. I switch back and forth list / icon view a lot, so i really want that shothand menu ...
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Why did Nautilus revert to the default grey theme?

I am using 11.10. Sometimes Nautilus wakes up grey all over, without the typical orange. Is there any known cause for this behavior?
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“You are not the owner…” message when trying to access folder

In the properties menu of this folder the permission is set to "root" user and group, it shows the message "you are not the owner, so you cannot change these permissions." I am indeed the owner and ...
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1answer
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How to add “Add to VLC playlist” to the right click menu of Nautilus?

The Problem While you are playing any song or other media file on VLC and open another such file, then another instance of VLC opens. (You aren't going to hear and understand anything until you are a ...
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1answer
125 views

Where did everything go in Nautilus?

well this is most frustrating In what used to be called Nautilus Where is the drop down to allow me to select the view I want ? Where is the right click --> make new folder gone in list view when ...
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1answer
105 views

No Encrypt button

I have noticed that for a while now there has been no button in Nautilus to encrypt something since either 11.10 or 11.04 but now I need to encrypt something and it hasn't reappeared.
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How to get the lost busy cursor when opening file/app back?

There is a bug report about this in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/862662 , although lately I become unsure whether it really is Nautilus bug or not. Before installing ...
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1answer
425 views

Image info (resolution, etc) inside of Nautilus

I use Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome 3 (gnome shell) UI. Is it possible to get a quick image info by clicking or hovering the image, without having to right click -> properties -> image ? I often have to ...
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1answer
205 views

First nautilus instance not showing / mounting (removable) devices in places pane

Since a number of weeks I am having a strange issue with nautilus. Before when I inserted a CD, I would be prompted for an action, if I inserted a USB stick it would be automatically mounted and shown ...
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1answer
874 views

“Show Desktop” Not in Nautilus Preferences?

Trying to get multiple backgrounds for different workspaces in 11.10, but having some difficulty. Every guide I see says to change the Nautilus setting "Show Desktop" to unchecked, but I don't have ...
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2answers
477 views

How can I drag and drop files into the Ubuntu One bookmark in Nautilus?

I have a bookmark to my Ubuntu-One folder in the sidebar of Nautilus, it would seem logical that it would be possible to drag and drop files and folders on top of this bookmark and have the dropped ...
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1answer
1k views

why nautilus will open automatically when kde loads?

Recentlly every time that laptop turns on and kde loads, nautilus will opened automatically. why ? I installed kde on ubuntu 11.10.
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1answer
65 views

Nautilus pops up after suspend

Every time I wake up my netbook with Ubuntu 11.10 after suspend, nautilus pops up to show me the contents of the SD card that is always plugged in just like I've just put it in. I set it to "do ...
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1answer
468 views

Nautilus icons are not displayed

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and sometimes Nautilus icons stop being displayed and it looks like this: Is there a way to fix this without rebooting?
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492 views

how can I prevent nautilus from running when I plug in a USB stick?

I run XFCE4 on Ubuntu 11.10. When I plug in a USB memory stick, I get two new windows popping up, both showing the contents of the memory stick. One is Thunar (which I want) and one is nautilus ...
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1answer
292 views

Ambiance Theme Nautilus grey Files Selected

I don't know if it's a clone of anything,but I still didn't really find an answer. On Ubuntu, the Ambiance theme works perfectly fine, except on nautilus. Files selected inside nautilus show as grey, ...
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1answer
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nautilus unable to see other computers on network

i have 3 computers in the LAN, 1 server (ubuntu 11.10 server), 2 desktop-pcs (1 windows 7, 1 ubuntu 11.10 desktop)... i shared some folders from the server, the windows and the ubuntu pc, but i can't ...
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2answers
794 views

How to know the USB Device filesystem direction

NOTE - Please feel free to correct the title if it is not describing correctly what I am asking here. What I want to know is, how can I know via Nautilus or a GUI app, the filesystem direction of a ...
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1answer
443 views

How to downgrade Nautilus 3 to Nautilus 2.xx?

I want to use Nautilus Elementary with Ubuntu 11.10, mainly because of the integrated Coverflow effect and Gloobus preview. But I have one problem. Nautilus Elementary is a patch-up for Nautilus 2.xx ...
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1answer
89 views

How can I find out if Nautilus uses copy/move validation?

Normally I use rsync or rdiff-backup to copy or move large amounts of files around with validation activated. I don't know if Nautilus uses some kind of verification on copy or move commands.
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1answer
467 views

Lirc, irxevent: Why doesn't it work with Nautilus?

I'm on Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity 3D and use a remote control via lirc. Everything works fine in applications like Firefox, Banshee, but when I focus Nautilus or Gedit any key which refers to ...
3
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1answer
101 views

Can I add external device or other icons to the desktop?

I'm assuming the Unity bar is the bar located on the left hand side of the screen. Is it possible to move those icons to the desktop, like a shortcut? I'd like mainly all external device icons, like ...
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1answer
637 views

search plugin for marlin,nautilus

I installed marlin file browser in ubuntu 11.10 but it have no search box is there any plugin to do it ? Is there any alternate search box for nautilus?
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1answer
142 views

How do I enable opening a file by double clicking?

I've never had this problem before. I just upgraded to 11.10 and now clicking or dubleclicking a file doesn't cause it to run in its associated program. Clicking works on the unity bar all right, but ...
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2answers
259 views

Does Ubuntu index thumbnails?

To keep things quick, does Ubuntu index thumbnails so that, next time I enter that folder, it doesn't have to reload the thumbnails? (This would be especially important in large picture folders.)
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0answers
482 views

nautilus will not open as root [closed]

I have reinstalled my ubuntu 11.10 per one accident a couple of days, when I try to open nautilus as root from console I get this error: nautilus[3282]: segfault at 0 ip 00007faa7d56bcea sp ...
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2answers
496 views

How to remove duplicate in Nautilus devices list?

Nautilus shows a drive twice under "devices" when logged in the main account. Only one of these actually works. When I launch Nautilus as root the drive is shown only once. How do I reset nautilus to ...
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1answer
1k views

How can remote host be mounted with nautilus from comnmand line to avoid a nautilus window is opened?

A remote host can mount with nautilus: nautilus sftp://<target-host> But, in this case a nautilus window is opened. I would like to use this command in a script. How can I avoid window ...
2
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1answer
356 views

Setting custom commands for eBooks

I wanted to follow these instructions from another thread about reading eBooks: If you install calibre, and you just want to read a mobi file, then you can use the ebook-reader application that ...
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1answer
199 views

Why resting Unity Interface? Почему сбрасывается Unity окружение?

Previously, it was when I closed my KTorrent. Folder on the desktop and changed the subject became gray, and the inscription underneath in black letters. Folder Nautilus became not rounded as usual, ...
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2answers
458 views

How to always show all breadcrumbs in nautilus?

When I open a directory in nautilus using a shortcut, for example "Desktop", the top bar is of nautilus is showing: left arrow, Home, Desktop. When I press the arrow, I get to see links to root and ...
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2answers
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Gnome Nautilus - USB automount not working

Nautilus does not show my USB devices in its Devices pane. Nor does it mount them automatically. Looking at the syslog, I can see that kernel registers the event when I mount a device. Obviously, ...
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2answers
761 views

Some programs looking very wrong

Some nautilus, empathy etc windows are having some lost graphic elements: But some apps such as Xfce Terminal still looks normal Is this because of some package missing? EDIT After sudo ...
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0answers
1k views

External Hard Drives not mounted in Ubuntu Oneiric [closed]

I am having a strange issue with external hard drives/USB sticks/CD/SD card etc. in Oneiric 11.10. When I connect any storage device it seems that the device is recognised by the system (I get ...
2
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1answer
619 views

advanced permissions check boxes in nautilus missing

I can't get the advanced permissions to show in nautilus. I checked the box /apps/nautilus/preferences/show-advanced-permissions in the configuration editor and it didn't change in nautilus. I'm still ...
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1answer
347 views

How to change the path of a folder to point to one in Windows

Basically I'm wanting my Ubuntu music folder to direct me to my Windows music folder, so that when I click my Ubuntu music folder I see the contents of my Windows music folder. I've already got my ...
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File notes tab gone in Nautilus 3.2.1

It seems that the "Notes" tab in the "File Properties" dialog is gone in Nautilus 3.2.1/Ubuntu 11.10. How can you use the notes feature now? What do you do about notes that you have already made? Is ...
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1answer
159 views

Nautilus launchers stopped working properly

I have been trying to make a launcher with a quicklist item for 'root file browser' using command 'gksudo nautilus'. After I updated to this launcher in the unity sidebar, each time I click the icon ...
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2answers
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How to set nautilus to --no-desktop via gconf

I need to set --no-desktop via gconf for nautilus, I use OpenBox. I used to just set it like this # Disable Nautilus desktop. gconftool-2 -s -t bool /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop false ...
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2answers
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Nautilus: “Cannot load supported server method list. Please check your gvfs installation”

I was trying to connect to a sftp server using Nautilus... but I could not as it showed this error:
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Opening home folder causes another file cabinet icon to appear [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are there two icons in the Unity launcher for Nautilus? When I launch Home Folder from the Unity Dash, a Files window opens instead of opening itself (as default). ...
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1answer
3k views

How to change the file manager from Nautilus to Marlin

I want to try out the Marlin file manager in 11.10 and want to know how to go about it
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1answer
1k views

High CPU when I open nautilus

Everything else works fine but when I open my home folder or move stuff around in it my cpu gets really high and everything slows down. This started to happen after upgrading to 11.10. Everything in ...
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1answer
565 views

Nautilus ignores noauto in fstab

To prevent my mobile beeing mounted as storage , i put the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/disk/by-uuid/36DF-0070 /media/diamond vfat noauto,nouser,defaults 0 0 Nautilus seems to ignore this ...
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1answer
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How to add right click Print option to libreoffice files in Nautilus

I was wondering if it could be added to the right click menu an option to "print" the file without the need to open it and then print it.
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2answers
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Device Browse using Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I had been using Bluetooth device browse using my system (Dell Inspiron 1525) and my mobile (Nokia 6233) in Ubuntu 10.04. Yesterday I installed 11.10. Bluetooth, send file option, detecting devices, ...
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3answers
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How to disable nautilus from handling the desktop?

As it is the only way to activate transparent themes in Gnome-shell: How to disable Nautilus from handling the desktop? Can I make it handle the desktop again? What will happen to the unity and ...
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3answers
3k views

How can I easily turn a network mount in Nautilus into an fstab entry?

So I have navigated to the network share via Nautilus, but now I want to make it a permanent mount that is maintained between reboots. How can I easily add this share to the /etc/fstab file? By easy ...
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1answer
1k views

Why Gsettings isn't enough to reset my nautilus settings?

I'm trying to narrow down a bug (to eventually report it or give up if it'll turn out that resetting a simple setting will be enough to get rid of it) I noticed that with a brand new user the bug ...
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2answers
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Can't see Windows partition in Nautilus

I am on Ubuntu 11.10, installed with Wubi. I used to be able to access my Windows partion from the list of devices in Nautilus, but I no longer see it. What might b.e wrong? Running sudo blkid gives ...