Nautilus is the default file manager for Ubuntu (similar to Windows Explorer). It's used to manage files and folders. Nautilus is called "Files" in default Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu 13.10 - Nautilus encoding issue

Please see the picture below: . As you can see, the names of directories and files have unreadable names. Is there any way to fix this problem in Ubuntu 13.10?
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Connect to other network to use git repo

I have used Gigolo to create a bookmark/mount for a drive that I named engineering. How would I be able to access this using the command line? When I click on anything under Computer I can find a ...
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Window is opened minimized

Example: Download a file via Chromium Click on Show in Folder Nautilus is opened maximized Close Nautilus window Click again on Show in Folder Nautilus window is opened minimized (not visible) ...
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Restore read-only file from Deja-Dup

I have a backup of my web server files (user=www-data) created by my main Ubuntu user (not root) that has read access to the web server file system. I am unable to restore files via the Nautilus ...
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strange display problem in gtk program like evince and nautilus

this is a hard to describe problem. in programs like evince (pdf viewer) i see a strange problem. description: when i open the menu of the app by clicking on the gear-wheel icon in top right corner ...
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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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mount point for google nexus 7 2013 [duplicate]

I am able to connect my google nexus 7 2013 version to my Ubuntu machine. Ubuntu 12.10. I had downloaded some content to a subdirectory in the /sdcard/Download folder on nexus7. I am able to see the ...
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Fake error report? [on hold]

There was an error report window up in the top left of my screen. Usually, I get two different error reports windows. One, that's centered on the screen- which I presume is legitimate, and this other ...
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Find and Delete Empty Directories [duplicate]

How to Find Folders (Directories) That are empty (Not Containing Any Files) and Delete Them By Using Terminal Command or Another Method. Filtration (Finding Directories or Files) Less than 'N' bytes ...
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How to use preview pictures in unity icons on my folders? [on hold]

http://paste.ubuntu.com/7238636/ compiz (decor) - Warn: No default decoration found, placement will not be correct I can not see preview pictures on the icons in folders having the default icon ...
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Conduit Synchronizer Don't delete empty folder

I am using conduit sync tool for updating data from source(folder in local drive) to destination(folder in pen drive) But when any subfolder deleted from source, Conduit Only Removes all files from ...
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Nautilus crashes accessing a certain folder

Nautilus exits when I try to access a certain folder. This is what it says when started from the command line: user@Computer:~/Dokumente/Briefe$ nautilus ./ Initializing Arronax v0.05... ...
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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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Quick way to open terminal in current folder in nautilus? [duplicate]

I use the nautilus-open-terminal package. Before upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04, nautilus used to have a settings button on the top right panal where you can click something like "open in terminal " to ...
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Nautilus cannot handle “computer” locations

When I Run Naultilus as Root by Command: gksudo nautiuls It works Well. But When I Click On menu-bar Go to Computer, I get Error: "Could not display "computer:".", "Nautilus cannot handle "computer" ...
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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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Nautilus's 'open with' list

In nautilus when I try to open a pdf with Adobe Reader, I cannot find Adobe Reader in open with.... In dolphin there's not such problem. How can I add Adobe Reader Link to "Open With..." list in ...
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Is it possible to duplicate a file or folder in nautilus directly?

As of right now, if I want to duplicate a folder or file, I right click on it, choose 'copy', click on nautilus itself to change focus from current folder/file, right click somewhere else and choose ...
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No access to NAS via ftp on nautilus but works with Filezilla v3

As said in the title, for some unknown reason when I try to make a connection to connect to a NAS on my network by the standard Nautilus commend "File > Connect to a server > FTP with authentication" ...
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change icons back to global theme

I changed some of my individual icons via rooted nautilus and selected my own different icons. But now I want to make them back to whatever my default global icon theme is. Is there anyway to make ...
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copy, rename & repeat

I wish to copy an image (grey.png) and rename it as multiple different images, I have a list of the names (pastebin) is there any way?(running 13.10)
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus How to connect to ssh server?

I am trying to connect to an ssh server via nautilus. I used to be able to use Nautilus "Connect to Server", select "SSH", and then enter the required information, but NONE of that is available ...
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Lost toolbar icons on Files 3.6.3 Ubuntu 13

I tried install diffrent theme but cannot fix toolbar icons on Files 3.6.3. Please help
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How can I see a folder and a subfolder in the same window?

How can I navigate folders and subfolders at the same time? Like "column view" in Mac OS X. Edit 2: I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I couldn't install Marlin, so I installed "Pantheon File Manager" ...
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split screen in ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS final beta version which is nice but before that i used ubuntu 12.04 LTS which has a split screen option that comes so handy when moving files and folder stuff, is there a ...
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Nautilus does not start properly: creates PID but no window: starts as root [closed]

Can anyone help me fix this, please? Starting nautilus creates no window. From a terminal, I get: > nautilus ** Message: Init Stock Icons Initializing nautilus-ideviceinfo extension Initializing ...
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Desktop Icons dissapearing and windows not opening up

This is my third time asking this question. As soon as I log in desktop icons disappear and none of the windows open up. If they open up the close down immediately. Right after that my computer ...
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Nautilus fails handling the desktop After upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded to 13.10 a few days ago, since then desktop icons disappear suddenly, each time I have to run nautilus again. How can I track down cause of it? EDIT: Icons disappear even if an instance of ...
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I could browse files in nautilus on other hdd partitions before, but can't anymore. Help!

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 a few days back on my laptop alongside Windows 7. There was some problem during the installation and this corrupted the Windows 7 boot loader. Now I can't start Windows, but ...
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Cannot run shell scripts from nautilus after update [duplicate]

I have freshly installed 14.04 beta today, with most of my local configs from 12.04 still existing in the home partition. Everything is fine, but one strange behaviour occurs: I cannot run shell ...
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Cannot Access Home folder

This has been happening recently after I got an internal error message about nautilus. Since then whenever I try to access my home folder it stays on for 2 seconds and automatically closes. Just after ...
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Possible to have a deeper zoom on Images in Nautilus?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and its Files app. I guess this is Nautilus as well. When I zoom images I can zoom like 4-5 steps in, but images are still too small to view details. Can I zoom more levels ...
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Directory created from command line not appearing in Nautilus

I created a directory from the command line using mkdir but it does not show in the parent directory in Nautilus. I can navigate to the created directory in Nautilus if I enter the full path. Nautilus ...
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Crash while downloading with firefox [on hold]

I just noticed not too long ago that Ubuntu crashes when I have a download going via Firefox and I navigate to the download folder. It doesn't exactly crash. All the icons on desktop disappear and ...
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Open Remote Terminal Location from Nemo in Ubuntu 13.10

In Nautilus it was possible to build up a ssh connection to a remote server via passphrase. Then you could bookmark the address and go there really fast. This still works in Nemo with Ubuntu 13.10. ...
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Nautilus Error and system has become very slow

My system reported an error with nautilus. Since then my system has slowed down tremendously and also RAM usage has been high. Firefox has also been slowed down. Please advice on a suitable solution. ...
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Folder/File Options

I'd like to use the File Preferences settings as someone replied on my last question, but there is NO "File Preferences" tab available in the Home Folder that pops up when I click on it in the ...
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Accidentally Deleted Block Special File (/dev/sdb)

I accidentally deleted block special file /dev/sdb trying to wipe my usb thumbdrive. Now /dev/sdb is not listed under fdisk -l, but the thumdrive still opens in file manager when I insert it to the ...
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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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Nautilus opened minimized [duplicate]

When I open the directory of a file, Nautilus is opened minimized. How can I make open in maximized as main window ?
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How do I get thumbnails when viewing — and particularly uploading - photo files

Coming from the Windows world, I am used to being about to change the "View" when viewing files, to show Thumbnails of pictures for instance or to just show file names and details like size and ...
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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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Viewing custom attributes of a file within Nautilus

Within Nautilus I can right-click a file and view the file properties. I want to set custom file properties myself. Linux attr would do. So first I installed the attr : sudo apt-get install attr ...
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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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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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Delete from remote server via nautilus(ssh) . and removed file cannot be recovered?

I accidentally removed file in remote server via nautilus (connect to server). how can i recover the file ? Thanks
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Nautilus crashes, no desktop icons

I need your help, when I launch Nautilus it crashes in 2 secons + desktop icons aren't displayed. I tried to uninstall python-nautilus but it doesn't work for me + don't have any zero byte file. Using ...
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Access folders with sudo priviliges via Nautilius-Connect to remote server

I need to access the /var/logs folder & many such folders on my remote server from nautilus, using "Connect to server" via ssh. I avoid root logins & have disabled it. I would like to use sudo ...
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No File-Preferences Menu

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and Nautilus, in order to configurate my image preview, i wanted to access the file menu.. but there are no preferences at all. is it possible to enable / disable them?
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Wine PDF association issue over Ubuntu 13.10

I want to associate "PDF XChange Viewer", one of the windows based PDF Viewer, as the default application for all the PDFs in Ubuntu 13.10. Right click over Nautilus works fine and shows the Wine PDF ...