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File type in Nautilus when working with webdav

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and I've mounted two webdav "markers" to access GDrive and 4Shared accounts. That worked fine, but all files are of type "binary" and don't open correctly when double ...
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How can I stop Files from oversimplifying file types?

When I sort files by type in Files, both JPEG and TIFF file types are described unhelpfully as "Image". This oversimplification makes sorting effectively useless for me: When writing this question ...
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Force file extension to open with specific app (Extensions like .exe, .jpg, .mp4…)

I have already read the question about Creating .desktop files to use on the "Open with other application" tab but this is not what I want, I want to be able to click on the file in Dash or ...
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Is it possible to preview arbitrary formats in Nautilus?

I recently found out that Nautilus (Ubuntu 12.04 at least) can show thumbnails of files of non-image formats, for example (data grapher) grace files (.agr) shows a small version of the graph contained ...
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Ubuntu apps open folders instead of documents?

I must have done something to Ubuntu 12.04 on my latop because a few weeks ago, various applications (Chrome, Calibre, etc.) have stopped opening documents (like PDFs, zip files, etc.). What happens ...
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Is there a way to quickly change all the file extensions of all files in a folder?

I have a large folder of .m4b audio books which in their current format won't play on my Android phone. However they do work fine if they are renamed to .m4a Is there a quick method or terminal ...
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How to highlight just the name (not the extension) for renaming?

Is there a way to turn it off so that when you're renaming a file, it doesn't highlight the extension?