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0answers
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File Manager does not sort files by type Ubuntu 14.04 Any fixes? [closed]

i have just installed ubuntu 14.04 after lots of hopes about half backed beta release. But all the bugs related to simple function in beta release still continued. for example, 1 > file manager ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

File could not be renamed, folder name conflicts with filename in Ubuntu 13.10

As the title says, my fresh, updated Ubuntu 13.10 install, presents a conflict with files and folders of the same name, in the same location, as shown below
7
votes
1answer
175 views

How to add an option to create a new file with a specific extension in right click menu

The title says all. I would like to have this option in right click menu on the desktop or in nautilus. I know that is possible, but I don't remember how to do this.
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vote
0answers
23 views

Mark first file in filemanager starting on letter “x” (mimicking windows) [duplicate]

In windows, when I am looking for a file in the current directory which name I (at-least partly) know. I simply start by pressing the first letter in the name, to jump to the first item starting with ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Ubuntu Files, the file manager, and making clamtk be an option at all times

How do I make Ubuntu 13.04's "Files" always offer clamtk as a way to open any selection, be it a bunch of zips, docs, files without extensions or folders?
1
vote
1answer
480 views

How to sort by type and then by modified in Nautilus?

How to automatically sort by type and then by modified in file manager? Using 13.04 and Gnome 3.8
2
votes
0answers
76 views

Missing files have disappeared

I extracted my files from a memory card and put them in a folder, formatted my memory card, and after restart the files are not in the folder on the hard disk. Is there a way to return them? I ...
2
votes
0answers
60 views

Is there an application similar to Everdesk for linux/ubuntu?

I am looking for a file manager that stores emails together with other documents in the same folders similar to Everdesk.
23
votes
5answers
7k views

Is there a file explorer/manager for the command line?

I would like to know if there is something like DOS interface for Ubuntu. I mean a "GUI" that can run from the console (for example if you are using Ubuntu Server). Some file explorer like Nautilus ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

I cant access my files after i installed nautilus. Can anybody help?

as the title states, i installed nautilus and it keeps giving me an error saying it cant access my files folder (or any other folder for that matter) im currently running 12.10
1
vote
1answer
78 views

How can I change the standard files in nautilus?

I don't like the standard files in Nautilus (the ordering by data types - Images, Music, Videos, Documents etc.), how can I change this or can I change this ordering without getting problems with ...
1
vote
2answers
401 views

Adding description to files for easy remembering

I have a big amount of files on my laptop, and just the names are not enough for me to remember what each one does. Basically, is there any way to add a description to each file without having to ...
4
votes
0answers
121 views

Is there any setup option to use binary prefixes globally [closed]

It would be better to see file sizes in binary units (i.e.: MiB) for my job everywhere in Ubuntu (at least Gnome would be perfect.) So my question: Is there any global setup option to use binary ...
12
votes
6answers
3k views

Show current folder size in Nautilus

I would like to know if it's possible to display the current folder size (in MB or GB) in Nautilus at the status bar. Here's a screenshot: as you can see, (in this case) I have 7 items, and I have ...
5
votes
1answer
752 views

Hide desktop.ini and Thumbs.db files

I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my computer. Now I have a problem, I want to hide the desktop.ini and Thumbs.db files Windows automaticly creates. I can't rename all files to .desktop.ini and ...