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Launcher Icons stop working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the problem that sometimes my launcher Icons will get left-click-unresronsive. Right click will open the context menu, though. Starting applications via the HUD works fine, but the launcher ...
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Certain fonts look too small after upgrading

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 today and after that certain fonts are looking smaller than they were before, I tried changing that from the GNOME-tweak-tool as well as Unity-tweak tool, The size increases ...
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1answer
43 views

How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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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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67 views

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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1answer
139 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. ...
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34 views

Can't reinstall Nautilus after using Nemo

I had for a while been using Nemo as my file manager under Unity (Ubuntu 13.10), following the instructions here. A few weeks ago, Nemo stopped handling the desktop, and I was left with a black ...
2
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1answer
98 views

How to create a Bookmark that opens a Network shared folder

I am trying to create a bookmark that when I right click the Files icon in the Launcher and select the bookmark it will open the desire network shared folder. Right now it only opens if I have ...
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0answers
37 views

Unable to unminimize Nautilus

For some time I was using Gnome Shell and today I decided to give Unity a second chance. Then I noticed some problems, when I minimize Nautilus I can't unminimize it by clicking on Nautilus icon, ...
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2answers
87 views

Make Nautilus as default file browser [duplicate]

I had set Nemo as default file manager on my Unity desktop. I want return to old configurations and Nautilus be my default file manager. How can I do that?
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41 views

Unity menu headings and nautilus icons/text ignoring text scaling factor

I reported this as a bug here, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround to fix this problem. After the latest Ubuntu update, which included a new kernel, suddenly the text scaling factor ...
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1answer
251 views

How te reinstall Unity? [duplicate]

I have a problem. I deleted some gnome packages , and now Ubuntu won't work as it should. Plus i installed some programs for system tweak(new look of icons etc) and delete them and only left Ubuntu ...
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1answer
151 views

No window decoration around nautilus windows in Ubuntu 13.10

I updated my Ubuntu and after window boarders for nautilus has been disappeared and the menu items that are on the unity top bar does not work. Menus are still there but you cannot click on them but ...
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1answer
39 views

Desktop Disappeared [duplicate]

For some reason, the icons that were on my desktop have disappeared. I am unable to left click on the desktop and do anything like I used to. Any ideas of why it is all of a sudden hiding my desktop ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 13.10: Bad application startup drawing (e.g., chromium)

I have always noticed a small graphical performance issue in my ten years experience with GNU/Linux. The problem is related to how applications are drawn when started. Typically, on my machine, when ...
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0answers
31 views

Nautilus search options show only the file type filter

I've Ubuntu 13.04 32 bit with the "stock" nautilus file browser. I want to perform a search in a directory with subdirectories for all the files modified in a period of time. With nautilus, when i ...
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2answers
148 views

I accidentally deleted my home folder and Trash bin (Ubuntu 12.04)

I accidentally deleted the Files folders from /usr/share/application, and now I can't open the Trash bin from the unity Panel. and I can't open any of my folders from the Dash. Also, my home folder ...
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2answers
79 views

Missing features in Gnome after installing

I installed GNOME by following the instructions listed in : How do I install and use the latest version of GNOME? Installation went through with no problem but I couldnot get the complete experience ...
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3answers
219 views

Why does Nautilus/Unity crash?

Every time I use Nautilus and navigate to a specific subdirectory inside my home directory, Nautilus instantly closes, and the desktop wallpaper disappears too. The computer appears to continue just ...
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2answers
298 views

How to remove nautilus without screwing up unity?

I recently installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 12.04.1 and I loved the interface of its file manager Nemo, which I guess is also based on Nautilus. But I prefer Nemo over Nautilus and I want to remove ...
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0answers
17 views

Can I run nautilus 3.4 in ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

Will nautilus 3.4 work with 13.10? There are many features about the older version that I liked that gnome unfortunately removed. I a little worried because this post How do I install Nemo file ...
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1answer
125 views

How do keyboard shortcuts work in Ubuntu?

Whenever someone launches file manager from launcher /usr/bin/nautilus is executed through nautilus.desktop. Now, in nautilus, if the user presses ,Ctrl+T, a new tab is opened. For this to happen, ...
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1answer
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How do I set the default file association in Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus/Files with Unity to something that is not listed in the Open With tab?

There used to be an option for adding unlisted commands, but it seems to be gone. Does anyone know how to do that now?
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1answer
285 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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37 views

How to make Nautilus and Unity panel respect screen boundaries?

I'm having a problem with Nautilus and the Unity panel indicators. My display looks like this: which makes the viewport a large rectangle one that encompasses both screens. Thus, the icons on the ...
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0answers
39 views

Ubuntu without Nautilus. Best way to paint a wallpaper?

I've replaced Nautilus with PCManFM on Ubuntu 13.04, because I want to completely get rid of Nautilus. I don't like having Nautilus installed only for painting a wallpaper. Applications like Firefox ...
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0answers
29 views

Nautilus for Desktop Shortcuts

I don't know where to get help with this, because I'm afraid of getting flamed in both ends, but i run Unity on mint, and I replace nemo (or whatever it was) with nautilus as my file manager as well, ...
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1answer
911 views

Remove cinnamon & nemo completely

Yesterday I installed cinnamon and nemo but didn't like it (don't ask me why). I am using unity now and I has no reason to remove cinnamon but now when I launch nautilus from terminal, I get this ...
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1answer
2k views

Nautilus doesn't work… from command or from unity

I had a little bit of a problem when I uninstalled Gnome3 from my laptop (made it slower), and packages might have uninstalled a few things that nautilus needed in that process. Now, when I click ...
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2answers
56 views

Low information density (icons too sparse) in Nautilus on Ubuntu 13.04

Information density in Nautilus on Ubuntu 13.04 is way too low for me; i.e. too few lines fits on the screen to my liking. For example, here's the same directory displayed in Nautilus in Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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0answers
19 views

Can't access nautilus, top menu bar, terminal [duplicate]

I had trouble finding desktop folder. So, I searched for the solution and landed up here. As I was unable to locate ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file, I went for the second solution, which is to ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I edit Nautilus Places sidebar and Unity QuickList?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with Nautilus 3.6 and I want to edit the Nautilus Places sidebar menu (Not Bookmarks). By default have the following items: Recent, Home, Desktop, Documents, Downloads, ...
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3answers
465 views

How to make the nautilus icon open the existing window instead of a new one

For some reason sometimes when I have a nautilus window open, then switch to a different window, when I click on the nautilus icon in the Unity bar, it opens a new nautilus window instead of the ...
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0answers
42 views

How can I add “recent documents” to the bookmarks sidebar?

I really like the "recent documents" bookmark that appears when I'm adding a file with a dialog opened by a program. How can I do so that it always appears among the bookmards in the sidebar when I ...
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0answers
87 views

Nautilus / Files does not use icon theme

I just installed a new icon theme on my laptop (ubuntu 13.04). Unfortunately, nautilus/files (version 3.6.3) keeps showing the wrong folder icons (from the Humanity-Theme). As far as I can tell, every ...
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1answer
646 views

Some icons missing in Nautilus

I've noticed that many icons are missing in my folder view, but have no idea when or how this happened. Here's the screenshot: The icons that are missing are those from the sidebar and navigation ...
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0answers
128 views

Nautilus and tomboy launch in iconless windows - 13.10

Although I've got both files and tomboy pinned to my dash, when clicked or otherwise launched, they both open in iconless tabs, distinct from the versions I've got pinned. This started after I ...
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3answers
486 views

When I run Nautilus or Guake from awesome wm the wallpaper is reverted to my Unity background

I'm using awesome wm on a ubuntu 12.04. It works fine except that whenever I run guake or nautilus should the background being reverted back to what's my background on unity. on using nautilus, ...
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3answers
826 views

Reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and now I cannot change preferences like theme, wallpaper, and nautilus preferences

So I just down-rev'd ubuntu from 13.04 back to 12.04 LTS desktop 64 (Precise). I am using Unity. I just reformatted the Ubuntu partition, but kept my home directory intact, and everything seemed to ...
2
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1answer
510 views

Why Recent Items are not being deleted even using the Privacy app in Unity?

I wanted to remove certain things from the Recent folder and used the Privacy app as indicated on this site. However, nothing has changed. The files are still in the folder and , even though I changed ...
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0answers
30 views

gnome3 sidebar problem

Few months back I switched from windows to Ubuntu. It was really a good decision Last week I installed gnome3. Its really awesome My question is In unity, if we move cursor to leftside of the ...
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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 ...
2
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1answer
526 views

How to set Desktop to show files and folders from different directory?

Currently, when all windows are minimized and closed, the desktop will show files and folders located in /home/user/Desktop. I want to change this behavior and have my home folder be displayed for ...
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0answers
178 views

Scrollbars arrows disappeared

I'm using 12.10 Unity with old fashioned scrollbars which now have no more arrows up/down or left/right on Nautilus, Terminal, Gedit (it's not the case on Firefox, Thunderbird, Libreoffice, Opera...). ...
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0answers
288 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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1answer
110 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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Nautilus Quicklist Not Working

After having an issue with the new version of Gnome's nautilus breaking the wallpaper, I uninstalled and went back to the version included in Ubuntu 13.04. After a successful reinstallation, the ...
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2answers
104 views

how can I hide files in Nautilus permanently?

how can I hide files in Nautilus permanently? When I uncheck the "show hidden files" button, the files get hidden. But when I open Nautilus the next time they are always back, which is quite annoying ...
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No wallpaper after installing Gnome Shell [13.04] [duplicate]

After installing Gnome Shell 3.8, my wallpaper disapear and I see only white space on desktop. After nautilus -q white turn into black, but I still can't see picture (Picture is set correctly, because ...
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1answer
69 views

Non-vector icons in Nautilus

I'm happy Acer AOD257 (2GB, Atom) netbook owner with Ubuntu 12.10. I once saw that all Nautilus/Unity/Ubuntu icons are in raster and vector formats. BUT! I see vector only. My netbook is weak, does ...