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Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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Nautilus takes so long to open when I have a network folder mounted

Im using Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and nautilus takes a long to open when I have my NAS folders mounted on fstab. When I open Nautilus as root, its open quickly. What I have to do
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Nautilus thinks it is always maximized when using Ambience Theme [closed]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 I have the problem that with the Ambience Theme no title bars are shown in some applications, eg Nautilus: It is also not possible to resize the window in ...
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Icons missing in gnome-shell, nautilus, totem

Last night when I reboot my system, I see that a lot of icons are missing. In gnome shell I don't have anymore the icon for the sound but I can still click on the space. I have the relative same ...
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Gnome 3 Nautilus - Custom bookmarks

I'm just upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome 3 Classic. Could you say me how I can create bookmark [link or signet] on the left navigation panel of Nautilus ? Before upgrading I had a bookmarks ...
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Nautilus doesn't mount in Xmonad: Not authorized to perform operation

I'm using Xmonad as my window manager. In the application nautilus, whenever I try to mount my usb sticks, it shows me the dialog "Not authorized to perform operation." I have tried putting this in ...
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127 views

How to add “open with custom command” option in right click menu of Nautilus

Sometimes while going to open a file from Nautilus I do not find the intended application in "open with" menu on right click. Or the desired application remains hidden in a long list of applications. ...
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How do I change the color of an icon

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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I have 2 Different versions of nautilus installed somehow, How can I put the 3.6.3 version in the menu in GNOME Fallback?

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.10, I used the standard Gnome 3 ppa to update all the GNOME apps in 12.10 to version 3.6 including Nautilus. Then I realized that It didn't update Rhythmbox to version 2.98, so I ...
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How to edit the context menus of Nautilus File Manager?

I need to change the menu items present in the Nautilus File Manager. I am open to getting my hands dirty in pyhton or anything else for that matter. I would like add or remove menu items from the ...
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How can I delete files and folders which are in another partition with Del key?

I am not able to delete files by pressing the Del key once in my data partition. However, I can do it with files in my home folder. I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 13.10. It's a NTFS partition with rw ...
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Missing features in Gnome after installing

I installed GNOME by following the instructions listed in : How do I install and use the latest version of GNOME? Installation went through with no problem but I couldnot get the complete experience ...
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Programs are not opening when clicking on files with ubuntu [duplicate]

When I download any file type and open it in "Files" nautilus and i click on the file, again any type, it does not open the program associated with the file. I have to right click and select open ...
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How to make Nautilus and Unity panel respect screen boundaries?

I'm having a problem with Nautilus and the Unity panel indicators. My display looks like this: which makes the viewport a large rectangle one that encompasses both screens. Thus, the icons on the ...
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Nautilus header bar missing — Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 (Gnome 3.10) [closed]

So, I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu GNOME 13.10, added the gnome3-team/gnome3-next and gnome3-team/gnome3-staging PPA's, and upgraded to Gnome 3.10. (Also using a dual-monitor system, 1920 x ...
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Move Gnome 3.10 window close button to left side [duplicate]

How can I move the close window button from right to left side? Nautilus I upgrated the Gnome from 3.8 to Gnome 3.10.0.1. I already moved the maximize, minimize and close buttons to left ...
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1answer
412 views

Keep the titlebar of Nautilus in Gnome Shell when maximized

(Gnome Shell, 13.04, Upgraded, Gnome 3.8 ) Except for Nautilus all applications have a title bar when maximized. I want the title bar with close button, even when nautilus is maximized. This is ...
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Missing Gnome file window icons?

Forgive the newbie questions - I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 + Gnome 3.8 on my Macbook Pro and also installed some gnome shell themes on top of that. However, for some reason, icons in the ...
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Integration of a tag based file system approach in Gnome and Nautilus

I am using Gnome 3.8 and Nautilus and I am quite satisfied in principle. Yet I dislike the traditional hierarchical file system approach using paths. It may be me but I often cannot find the files I ...
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Why doesn't the icon show up in my Nautilus-Actions action?

I've set up a Nautilus-Action menu item and it works perfectly, except for the fact that I can't get the icon to show up in the menu. I've tried the same icon in the formats .ico, .png, .bmp, .tiff ...
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131 views

Why does my shell script only execute in execution mode “Display output”?

I wrote a bash script (here) for extracting EXIF GPS coordinates from an image and displaying those coordinates as a pointer in Google Maps. It works perfectly when used like this in the terminal: ...
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Oxymentary Gnome icon theme

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome shell. I have installed the Oxymentary icons in the /usr/share/icons directory. I can pick Oxymentary as an option in the Gnome Tweak Tool, but with the normal user ...
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126 views

Where does Nautilus-actions configuration tool save actions?

I want to use a command line, but don't know how this configuration looks like and where to save it.
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How do I install a patch for nautilus when there are no instructions?

I have just downloaded a patch for Nautilus which should address an earlier question I asked on How do I remove the borders from Desktop icons. The link to the patch was sent to me by Radu Rdeanu ...
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API and command to find bookmarks location

I would like to know if there exists an API and also a command to find the bookmarks file name and path in ubuntu. My application writes to the bookmarks file to add some short cuts. Before ubuntu ...
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How to switch between nautilus window and (gnome-)terminal

I need a fast possibility to switch between a nautilus window and a (gnome-terminal) in the same working directory. At the moment I'm using the following setup: nautilus -> terminal: ...
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1answer
733 views

Missing new file in Ubuntu 13.04

The New file operation is missing in Ubuntu 13.04. How can I fix it? I have only "New Folder". How can I add the New File option again?
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Nautilus 3.8 cannot store sftp passwords

Since Iv'e upgraded to 13.04 gnome shell, nautilus can no more store sftp passwords. It does not work with my existing bookmarks and with the new ones created.
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When I run Nautilus or Guake from awesome wm the wallpaper is reverted to my Unity background

I'm using awesome wm on a ubuntu 12.04. It works fine except that whenever I run guake or nautilus should the background being reverted back to what's my background on unity. on using nautilus, ...
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Reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and now I cannot change preferences like theme, wallpaper, and nautilus preferences

So I just down-rev'd ubuntu from 13.04 back to 12.04 LTS desktop 64 (Precise). I am using Unity. I just reformatted the Ubuntu partition, but kept my home directory intact, and everything seemed to ...
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Safe to install Nautilus 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I tried installing the new nautilus via commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus But the console warns me not to do that: You are ...
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gnome3 sidebar problem

Few months back I switched from windows to Ubuntu. It was really a good decision Last week I installed gnome3. Its really awesome My question is In unity, if we move cursor to leftside of the ...
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I can not close windows/directory in Ubuntu

Tengo un problema con Ubuntu GNOME 13.04. Luego de instalar GNOME en mi ubuntu lo configure completamente pero ahora cuando abro ventanas de directorios no puedo usar los botones de minimizar, ...
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372 views

Is possible to split an nautilus window in horizontal?

The window splits vertically when we press the F3 key, it's possible to split the window horizontally?
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75 views

Program works on gnome 3, does not work on xfce

I wrote some C++ program, using qt and gstreamer, where I take photo from the webcam, then I open the folder with the saved image with image icon selected. To open folder I have tried : ...
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1answer
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Nautilus search provider Gnome-Shell Activities / Overview

I do not get search results for files in the Gnome Shell overview except for files that are placed in my Home folder. Currently, I am using Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 with GS 3.8 from the Gnome3 PPA, but have ...
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Nautilus in Gnome 3.8 doesn't remember any view settings

Since I changed from Unity to Gnome 3.8, nautilus has not remembered any view options: Every time I launch nautilus, hidden files are displayed Nautilus doesn't remember view settings for any ...
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No wallpaper after installing Gnome Shell [13.04] [duplicate]

After installing Gnome Shell 3.8, my wallpaper disapear and I see only white space on desktop. After nautilus -q white turn into black, but I still can't see picture (Picture is set correctly, because ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 background is white when handled by file manager, and has no background when it is not [duplicate]

Long story short, I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and added the Gnome PPA but after installation I realized that the background was now white/grey. I tried ppa purging the gnome ppa but it failed. Upon ...
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USB HDD not visible in nautilus/nemo

The HDD is visible in the 'disks' utility. I can mount the one and only partition on that drive using mount. gvfs-mount Recognizes the disk: $ gvfs-mount --list ... Drive(2): 750 GB Hard Disk Type: ...
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1answer
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Search External Drive with Gnome Documents

Is there any way for Gnome Documents to access and display documents (HTML/DOCX/ODT) on an External USB Hard Drive? I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 in a Virtual Machine with the drive connected to it, ...
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raise and focus running application when opening file in nautilus?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with and would like to know how I can configure it so that when I double click on a file, and it opens it with an already running program, it will raise and focus that program. ...
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What additional thumbnailers are available and how do I install them?

Question: Ubuntu's file manager, Nautilus, comes with a wide support for file previews. These thumbnails are handled by helper programs called thumbnailers. The number of thumbnailers that come ...
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Why does emptying the rubbish bin in nautilus take so long?

For the purpose of this question, "large directory" means for example a Linux kernel git repository, or the Chromium source. If I rm -rf a large directory like this from the shell, it is deleted in ...
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How to remove items from Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6?

I am attempting to remove bookmarks from the Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6. Specifically, I would like to remove the "Pictures" item. I have found answers for older versions in which one can remove ...
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How can I assign hotkey on nautilus option “open file in text editor”?

Im used to F4 in Total Commander, and now looking for how to set it in nautilus.
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How to achieve List/Tree view in Nautilus?

How to achieve List/Tree view in Nautilus like the following screenshot? Cant find information about this. ps Im using Ubuntu Remix with pure Gnome 3, and last version of Nautilus.
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593 views

How can I conditionally change the nautilus background color?

I would like to have the nautilus background color different if the current folder is being managed by git (i.e., if there is a .git directory in it). Any ideas how to do that? Ideal solution would ...
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Hide FIles in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hide directories without changing their names? I would like to ask, if it's possible to hide files from nautilus without adding a dot at the beginning of the ...
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Nautilus 3.6.3: open folder with

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits Gnome-shell 3.6.2 Nautilus 3.6.3 I have installed SMPlayer. It has a useful (to me) option called "Add folder content to SMPlayer playlist" (or something like that, my native ...