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Remove default entries from Files (Nautilus) quicklist in Ubuntu 13.10

By default, when I right click on Nautilus (Files) icon (in launcher), default places and my bookmarks are shown. Is it possible to show just my custom bookmarks? I am using Ubuntu 13.10.
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why does nautilus open a new window although there's one already open?

When I click on "files" in the launcher it opens another window although the normal action is to maximize the window already open. It doesn't always do that. Is it a bug?
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270 views

How to change file managers “files” icon to nice “nautilus shell” icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've attached Nautilus to Unity launcher in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 the default "Files" icon for Nautilus file manager is not as pretty as a "Nautilus Shell" icon. But when I search in Dash for ...
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App for finding icons easily? [duplicate]

Occasionally I need to use a custom icon for something - a launcher created with alacarte, a custom .desktop file, or just a particular folder viewed in Nautilus. I know there are LOADS of cool icons ...
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Nautilus launched from applications cannot be accessed from the launcher

If I open nautilus from other applications(f.e. Show in File Browser in Clementine or open a folder in Deluge) it starts as you would expect. The icon in the launcher shows that nautilus is already ...
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283 views

How to drag and drop upload files into Filezilla in Unity?

I am web developer, using Ubuntu 13.04. I frequently need to upload files from different directories to FTP. How can I drag and drop upload files to the Filezilla icon in the Unity launcher? I know ...
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0answers
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How to prevent nautilus from opening new instances when it opens a mounted partition [closed]

In Ubuntu whenever I open a mounted partition in nautilus and switch to other applications, clicking the icon of nautilus on the launcher bar will open a new instance of nautilus, instead of switching ...
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996 views

How can I put a shortcut to nautilus with root privileges in the launcher (ubuntu 12.10)?

I don't want to open the terminal and type sudo nautilus every time I want to visually browse for files. Is there a way of fixing it to the launcher?
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How does Nautilus automatically create a quicklist of favorite places?

Right clicking the Nautilus icon in the unity side bar brings up first a list of favorite locations, followed by the standard "Open a New Window" command. The "New Window" command is defined in ...
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1answer
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Right-click on home folder in unity launcher does not populate the bookmark list

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I also installed Unity Window Quicklists by following this link. I added a few bookmarks (shortcuts) to the left side selection in nautilus: ...
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1answer
761 views

How I can launch my browser and Nautilus using defaults Ubuntu 12.04 shortcut?

In keyboard shortcut settings I see a launcher section that have 'WWW' and 'Explorer' labels inside the key combination column of the shortcut definition. What keys I must press to launch my browser ...
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2answers
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Quicklists for Unity Launcher's Home Folder icon not working when Nautilus is closed

If Nautilus File Manager is closed and I right-click on its Home Folder icon on Unity Launcher, only the tab "Open in a new window" appears. Quicklists(with all my Bookmarks) of the Home Folder icon ...
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1answer
441 views

Why isnt there a create launcher on desktop right click? [closed]

As the title says, I like unity and its new look. But why isnt there a choice to create a launcher on the desktop by right clicking? I am currently using XFCE desktop instead just because of this. To ...
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2answers
700 views

How to modify the default position of desktop icons

Is it possible to modify the default desktop icons position so that icons move a little bit to right. If yes, how? As far as I know, there is no tweak for that in Nautilus. When I click "Organize ...
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1answer
239 views

Why does Nautilus use a separate icon rather than the one already docked from the default install?

When Nautilus is running it does not group open instances with the pre-existing docked icon. It adds this file cabinet looking icon to the task bar. I know this isn't default behavior and I'm ...
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1answer
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Launcher can't cope with “nautilus /home/user/Ubuntu One/Biologie”

I tried to set up a launcher using the following command: "nautilus /home/user/Ubuntu One/Biologie" But if I start the launcher nautilus will try to open the folder "/homer/user/Ubuntu" and ...
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How to make Nautilus launcher _with_ quicklists behave like normal nautilus launcher in Unity

I followed this question: How to add my favorite places as a quicklist in my home's icon in Unity? And created the launcher. It's pretty good, as you can see here: But when I click it (be ...
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6answers
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The 'File Manager' icon in the Unity launcher opens my Home folder. How can I get it to open my Documents folder instead?

I open my Documents folder more often than my Home folder. In Unity, if I want to open Documents, I click on the File manager icon in the launcher (this opens Home), then I click on Documents in the ...
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3answers
402 views

No application to launch when plugging in ipod

I am running Banshee 1.8.0 on a more-or-less vanilla Meerkat installation. I was most pleased when I plugged in an old iPod Nano and it Just Worked. However, when plugging in the iPod, Nautilus/Gnome ...