3
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Launch file manager from terminal with a keyboard shortcut

I would like to use a keyboard shortcut to launch the file manager in the working directory of the terminal (the reverse equivalent of Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here"). How can ...
1
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1answer
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“Close Nautilus and open terminal in the same directory”?

Is there a way to do this? Whether by a keyboard shortcut or a context menu item or something? Note: I specifically mean "close Nautilus" -- this works for opening a terminal without closing ...
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Ubuntu ssh clients

is there a ssh client similar than filezilla but i all so need to use terminal sometimes. Support for ssh access key is all so requirement. It would be great if i just could jump up and down files in ...
2
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3answers
46 views

An Ubuntu/Linux alternative of Bulk Rename Utility for Windows?

I have only spent 5 months with Ubuntu and it has been an awesome experience, I hardly boot into Windows now, but there are some things I miss, like the Bulk Rename Utility I used to have in Windows. ...
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1answer
37 views

How to start executable program from terminal?

I downloaded a program from the internet. I simply took the file from 'Downloads' and put it on my desktop. I can launch the program by double clicking on it. However I cannot figure out how to start ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Automate two commands in sequence on login (Killing Nemo)

In a June4 reply on an askubuntu post regarding When Cinnamon is installed, Unity desktop “smears” (doesn't refresh) and shows no wallpaper madrang wrote that: There is no need to purge cinnamon. ...
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34 views

Confusion regarding *.desktop files: okular.desktop appears multiple times in Nautilus // okular.desktop vs. okularApplication____.desktop

Source of confusion regarding *.desktop files, see screenshot below, multiple files of almost exact same size and exact same (modification) date, same-but-different ? Here's a screenshot of the ...
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How Can I Reinstall or Restore Library Files via Command Line?

In an effort to get Civ 5 running on my machine, I deleted libgcc_s.so.1 and the soft link libstdc++.so.6 which referred to libstdc++.so.6.0.19. This was a terrible idea and now I cannot run many ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Where to find actual commands for Nautilus “open with” options?

Actually I want to mount an ISO image (command line) without creating and specifying paths for mount command (just to point to ISO and have it mounted). So if "Disk Image Mounter" is a script - where ...
1
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0answers
20 views

Is there a command to get the location of a file which I have clicked and am dragging?

I want to be able to drag a file to the edge of the screen, and a command that gets the location of the file I'm holding. I know how to get it to run the command when at the edge, I just don't know ...
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2answers
53 views

Is there a command to get the location of a file which is selected in nautilus?

I want to be able to select a file, enter a command and have it return the current location of the file selected in a terminal.
2
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1answer
50 views

How to set nautilus width and height when running from command-line

Is it possible to set size of the window when running the program from terminal? For example I want to open current directory in nautilus : sylap@sylap:~/Desktop/omg/wtf/foo/bar nautilus . But I ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
1
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0answers
22 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
187 views

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. ...
2
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1answer
639 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. ...
0
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0answers
176 views

How can I get Subliminal to work and then integrate it with a file manager?

I have downloaded Subliminal which is a program that downloads movie subtitles.But there are several problems: (1) when I test it at the console with a movie that I know has an English subtitle, I ...
1
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1answer
54 views

How can I get a file's UbuntuOne URL from the terminal?

How can I get the UbuntuOne URL from a file in a bash script? Here's what my script does so far: I run the script via Nautilus Actions, and it requires one parameter and an URL in the clipboard. The ...
4
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1answer
91 views

Force nautilus to ignore extensions

We all know(or will know one day) that Ubuntu(or GNU/Linux in general) does not work with extensions of file to recognize what kind of file it is.Rather it uses Magic Numbers. A Magic Number is a ...
1
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2answers
167 views

Not able to delete folder from gui or terminal

"NvXhVL3Rue" this unknown folder got created automatically. I am not able to change permission Not able to delete from terminal it stucks need to hit ctrl+z when i open folder its blank stuck at ...
0
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1answer
92 views

Ubuntu Linux Filepath for Windows mounted drive

I'm using ubuntu desktop. I mounted a windows drive using the "connect to a server" option. It now shows up in the "Network" list right above "Browse network". I'm trying to cd to this folder in ...
2
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1answer
60 views

How exactly do files get opened from Nautilus?

I am asking this out of curiosity, to know what goes on 'behind the scenes' when I double click a file in a file browser, say Nautilus. Specifically, what parameters is the executable executed with? ...
0
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1answer
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Mysterious Directories Appearing in Home Folder & System Slowing

I've been using Ubuntu for nearly 2 years (since 12.04), and updated from 12.04 to 12.10, to 13.10, always as a dual-boot option using the Wubi installer. Never had any serious issues or problems. ...
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2answers
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Can't delete file (folder?)

I run ubuntu as a dual boot along with Windows and last time I was on ubuntu, I created a folder (Java) in the following directory. This time, when I logged on, I was unable to navigate into the ...
3
votes
1answer
107 views

Why can't I rename a file from 'NAME' to 'name'?

I am unable to rename a file from RELEASE to release which is currently located on my USB flash drive. If I try to rename it through the file manager (Nautilus), it shows the error message as ...
0
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0answers
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How to deal with / .config/path location

How to deal with / .config/path location? I am using a software that sometimes autosaves to a / .config location. Files and folder there does not appear in nautilus search, but yes, it does show up ...
0
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0answers
85 views

How do I access this folder in Terminal?

I'm almost finished with this process of tethering my phone to my laptop from this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1941773 however I can't get nautilus to provide an open in terminal ...
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1answer
301 views

How to set default terminal to tilda or yakuake when using “Open in terminal” from folder

When I am inside folder in nautilus I want to be able to open that folder in terminal. This can be done with nautilus-open-terminal package described in Where is 'open in terminal'? However, ...
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2answers
599 views

How can I delete everything off of my SSD hard drive, or namely the grub loader?

I'm currently using a live CD and I am attempting to delete everything off of my harddrive. So, I've used the command sudo nautilus and attempted to delete everything off of my SSD. However, I cannot ...
0
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2answers
2k views

How to install nautilus-terminal in ubuntu 13.04

I recently upgraded to Raring 13.04 and am having trouble installing nautilus-terminal http://projects.flogisoft.com/nautilus-terminal/ I rely very heavily on the project and how feel handicapped ...
2
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0answers
242 views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
828 views

set limit to data transfer/copy speed

On command-line and/or file managers (such as nautilus), how do we set an upper limit to data transfer/copy speed? I haven't found anything on the manuals of "cp" or "mv". I wan't to know this ...
13
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3answers
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Open terminal from nautilus by right click

I use nautilus as my default file manager. Is there any way that I can customize it so that right click anywhere in the window gives an option to open the current directory in terminal. I have seen ...
1
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1answer
116 views

gedit opens different window though it should not

It's a follow-up of Why does gedit keep randomly opening new instances when opening files from nautilus? On Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity: I double click on a text file on the desktop or through Nautilus. ...
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1answer
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Keyboard shortcut for “open a terminal here” in Nemo [duplicate]

How can I make a keyboard shortcut for "Open a terminal here" in Nemo? I am finding the "Files" manager formerly known as nautilus that comes with Ubuntu 13.04 to be too crippled to bother using ...
0
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1answer
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How to open terminal inside a folder in Nautilus, so that the folder is the current location?

In Dolphin with Shift+F4 Terminal is opened from current location in Dolphin. Is there any similar functionality in Nautilus?
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3answers
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Why I can't delete a folder?

Could not remove the folder [Folder name]. Show more details Error removing file: Directory not empty Cancel-Skip All-Skip I tried to delete these folders from terminal with: rm -r
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2answers
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How can I open the present working directory (pwd) in Nautilus from the terminal? [duplicate]

How can I open a directory which I am currently working on from terminal in nautilus file manager?
4
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2answers
151 views

How to change ownership of hiddenfiles

I've had to move from one user to another, I have found online how to move all files (including hidden) from the old user to the new and change the ownership of those files. However how can I change ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

Files with ~ don't get deleted [duplicate]

I think the title is self-explanatory but let me add more info: Ubuntu 12.10 64bit When I delete a file and then use graphical file manager (nautilus, nemo, etc...) the file does not appear to ...
10
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2answers
265 views

What is the difference in /home locations between nautilus and the command-line?

I cannot understand why in the bash, the path for (let's say) the Videos folder is /home/ioannis/Videos and in the Nautilus is /home/Home/Videos. This is what it looks like: Bash Nautilus Any ...
20
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2answers
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How to open Nautilus at current command line directory?

I was wondering if anybody knew a command that would allow me to open a Nautilus (if that's the right name for the Ubuntu 12.04 graphic/window explorer) window from the command line at the current ...
4
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1answer
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using pipe with bundle show and gnome-open

(I asked an almost identical question on stackoverflow with no response. Am hoping that ask ubuntu is a better spot for this and so am re-asking here.) I haven't used pipe much and am wondering if ...
6
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2answers
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Is there a way to quickly change all the file extensions of all files in a folder?

I have a large folder of .m4b audio books which in their current format won't play on my Android phone. However they do work fine if they are renamed to .m4a Is there a quick method or terminal ...
6
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1answer
5k views

Errors followed by command “Sudo nautilus”

I have opened Nautilus with root power to delete some items.When I typed Sudo nautilus,the particular window opened up,but some errors also came along with it as following: meego@meego-Notebook-PC:~$ ...
11
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3answers
5k views

Open terminal in nautilus

Is there any stable open terminal plugin for nautilus?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How can remote host be mounted with nautilus from comnmand line to avoid a nautilus window is opened?

A remote host can mount with nautilus: nautilus sftp://<target-host> But, in this case a nautilus window is opened. I would like to use this command in a script. How can I avoid window ...
0
votes
1answer
206 views

Menu application in terminal and Nautilus

I have a problem to display the menu commands in the window of the nautilus and the terminal (in simple words can not display the file .. help etc..) I see the bar but no writing .. Can you help me ...
2
votes
3answers
609 views

Cannot find /usr/bin/ in nautilus

I'm trying to get the program "Desktop Drapes" to run on startup, and so far the only guide that's gotten me anywhere is this one: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8810911#post8810911 Things ...
0
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2answers
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How can I browse a folder currently open in nautilus in the terminal?

I would like to be able to to this easily, in all of the following ways: Keyboard shortcut Right-click Drag a folder into an open terminal (with a certain mouse button) Drag the title bar into an ...