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Double click not working on files not owned by logged user

I don't know if this is the normal behaviour, since I usually own all files that I use. I cannot open files that are owned by another user using double click in Nautilus. I can select open with ...
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1answer
24 views

How can I persistent disable left menu in Nautilus (F9)?

When I press F9 left panel hiding, but only before Nautilus restart.
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1answer
480 views

Why can I not use gksudo/sudo with any GUI program?

In my Ubuntu 12.04.2 with GNOME-Shell I'm not able anymore to run any graphical programs with gksudo or sudo. I always get an error like cannot open display I don't remember any particular changes ...
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Touchscreen woes: Attempt to scroll using touchscreen is recognized as a click and drag/select

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a HP Envy 4t-1105dx with touchscreen. Everything except Wifi (Atheros AR9565 doesn't work out of the box) and touchscreen (mostly working) works. I believe that the Envy ...
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1answer
120 views

search on 'open' dialog is out-of-date

If I have saved a file recently (or even on the last couple of days), it does not show up on searches on that "open dialog" some programs have (The "open dialog of programs" is the following. It ...
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1answer
255 views

Buttons in nautilus to toggle sidebar and view

Is there a way to add buttons to Nautilus? I really would like to have a small button on the sidebar allowing to quickly switch between tree view and places view. Also I would love to have buttons to ...
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1answer
950 views

Is there a way to run Nautilus file manager on 12.04 instead of Unity?

I find Nautilus' GUI much more to my liking than Unity, and I've been having a lot of problems with Unity, like the menu bar at the top disappearing leaving me with no file specific menus on maximized ...
1
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1answer
920 views

How do I specify file search parameters?

How do I specify search parameters other than file name? I want to, for example, retrieve a list of JPEGs on my USB drive that are larger than 1 MB. I am interested in GUI solutions only — ...
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1answer
944 views

Combining git GUI with the context menu?

I just installed git and qgit for Ubuntu and I want several features: To be able to see the hidden .git folder within folders. To be able to right-click a folder and say "create a repository here" ...
17
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881 views

How can I initiate Nautilus file operations from the command line?

How can I start Nautilus's "File Operations" GUI from the command line? My goal is to include this in a Nautilus script.
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3k views

How do I mark a file as executable via a GUI?

How do I mark a file as executable using a graphical interface (GUI)?