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1answer
188 views

Files in home folder get copied to desktop [closed]

In my ubuntu 10.04 pc the files that are stored in /home/myusername folder gets copied to Desktop automatically. When I delete the files in Desktop the files from home directory is also deleted. But I ...
0
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1answer
173 views

How can I get the Nautilus icon to display on the panel?

This seems to be so obvious and simple but I can't see any quick way to achieve it in Lucid. Because Nautilus does not appear in a menu there seems to be no obvious way of right-clicking and showing ...
23
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1answer
17k views

How do you add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu for folders/directories?

I would like to add it to the default menu (mouse right-click) Like I want to right click on a folder and open it in the terminal. I don't want to have to find the directory in the terminal.
2
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1answer
1k views

SSH graphical session without graphical environment installed on server

I am quite a noob in network/server stuff and I don't really know where to begin. I am using Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 on my PC, and I have also Debian SSH server on another machine in my LAN. I would like ...
4
votes
1answer
268 views

Why aren't sidebar bookmarks overlayed with their folder icons?

I'm trying to figure out why my bookmarked directories (on the left sidebar of the nautilus file browser) do not have icons. From what I've seen on random screenshots people have Down arrow for ...
4
votes
2answers
420 views

Unable to upload directly from network drive to picasaweb

My network drive is bookmarked and clearly visible in nautilus. One little thing that I do not like in ubuntu is that network drives are not always available from applications. Last time I have ...
0
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1answer
494 views

Nautilus/Samba Mount Problem

On a laptop with Ubuntu 10.04, I have several Nautilus bookmarks to mount various Windows (7 and 2003) shares on my home network, accessed thru OpenVPN. I have full rights to all of these shares, and ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

Why don't menus in Nautilus or the desktop have shadows behind them?

Menus in the file manager and desktop, both controlled by Nautilus, don't have shadows behind them when other GTK menus do? I'm running the proprietary nVidia drivers with Compiz, by the way.
4
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1answer
261 views

Crashing .svg in Nautilus

It happens sometimes, but I've managed to restore the Nautilus without rebooting the system.But today, when I attached a file .svg by e-mail, he first caught the Google Chrome and then Firefox 5, and ...
3
votes
1answer
246 views

Nautilus “locks up” when browsing directories with version control, many files

When opening a directory that is version controlled, especially one with subdirectories containing hundreds or thousands of individual files, Nautilus temporarily freezes (application does not respond ...
12
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3answers
833 views

Is there a hotkey to toggle between the two panes only in Nautilus (with Extra Pane/F3 mode)?

I am running Nautilus with the Extra Pane feature enabled. But I am missing a keyboard shortcut to switch between the left and right pane. Is there a shortcut key for toggling just between the left ...
6
votes
2answers
255 views

To be granted root rights while browsing files/directories with Nautilus 2.30

I'd like to know if there a way to be granted root rights while using Nautilus 2.30 ? For example I'd like to move some old folders of long unused users from the home directory - remains of previous ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Session management error: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported

The title is the first error that has sent me on a mission to fix things. Motivation: I was trying to install the new Enthought Python Distribution -- when the error above first showed up. The ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Could not display “network:///” error when browsing LAN

Every time I reboot and try to browse the local network I get this error, but if I press OK and try again it works just fine. It only happens once per reboot.
8
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1answer
1k views

Nautilus File Search is not working

Nautilus File Search is not working. It is as simple as that. Nothing is ever found.. Nothing happens... (Nautilus 2.30.1, on Lucid 10.04) The same version of Nautilus running in a VM works fine, ...
5
votes
1answer
277 views

Any way to consolidate multiple .Trash directories

I have a seperate data partition with a functioning .Trash directory. But ~/.local/share/Trash is the only directory seen by trash:/// in nautilus. Here's the fstab entry for the partition: ...
0
votes
1answer
252 views

Nautilus only starts as root user

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit, and when I attempt to start Nautilus from the command line, it does not appear -- although a PID is generated. As root/sudo i can start Nautilus fine. One note: I ...
2
votes
1answer
546 views

File not found in places menu

When I go to the Places menu and click on home or any other folder except Network, I get Error File not found popup box. I can open these folder from short cuts on the desktop and they work fine. I ...
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vote
1answer
625 views

Right clicking does not work in desktop

When I right-click on my Lucid desktop, the context menu does not appear. I mean the menu with options to create a launcher, change desktop background etc. How can I get it to work?
9
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2answers
492 views

How do I banish the “You have just inserted an Audio CD.” dialog forever?

Sometimes when I insert an audio CD I get a dialog that says "You have just inserted an Audio CD. Choose what application to launch." It doesn't show up for every CD... probably something like once ...
4
votes
2answers
690 views

Disabling auto-open

How do I keep CD/USB automounting (works fine) BUT without auto-opening in Nautilus?
1
vote
2answers
417 views

Nautilus doesn't show my desktop until I kill it

Something's wrong with nautilus. When I boot my computer and it logs in, Gnome shows, things are running, I can run programs and everything, but my desktop has no icons. I have to open a terminal and ...
1
vote
2answers
917 views

How can I prevent or diminish Nautilus freezing problems? [closed]

After upgrading the Ubuntu to 10.04 my Nautilus file manager gives lot of problem. Nautilus freezes after few minutes of start. I tried with Thunar, but I did not like that. Now I have Dolphin too, ...