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Busy mouse on dock after opening text files

When opening text files (via double-click) from Nautilus, I noticed some strange behavior. While the text editor is opening the file, the Nautilus window shows the "busy" cursor — and so does ...
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Nautilus: Reaching the context menu of the current folder with no empty space

The context menu button (gear icon) was removed from Nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04. It was the only way I knew to access the current folder's context menu (particularly the items added by RabbitVCS) when ...
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Nautilus opens with hidden files [duplicate]

As the title says, every time when I open Nautilus from unity launcher, it opens with all files being shown. Normally it opens with hidden files being hidden, how can I change it back to that ...
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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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Unity : Are these bugs?

Ubuntu Unity has some issues that I'm not sure if they should be reported as bugs or is just my fad. Run a command (Global Shortcut Alt + F2) cannot find anything for Files, Calculator, Text ...
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1answer
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Gvim doesn't show up in the nautilus context menu for .c and .h files

Most of the time I can browse the file system with the file browser, right-click on a file and top item in the menu "Open with Gvim", but when I right-click on a .c or .h file, it says "Open with ...
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1answer
19 views

Unity “File” button opening a separate window when automounting USB

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I plug an USB drive it automounts it normally and opens a Nautilus window. However, when I change to another window and then try to return to my files by clicking ...
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Fluxbox Lightdm nautilus

I recently started using fluxbox, I'm using Lightdm as a desktop manager and was using gnome/unity before fluxbox. I'm facing a few troubles while trying to adapt to this new window manager, the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nautilus icons size

After upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, I tried a bit of tweaks. Not sure which tweak was responsible but now I have nautilus icons that are very small. Though in the preferences the icons size is ...
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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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Changing icon font size/colour in 14.04

How can I change the desktop icon font size/colour to something more readable? At the moment, icon text looks like this: unity-tweak-tool (as mentioned in How do I change fonts and adjust their ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 scrollbar “universal” color changer

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 using the default settings and on the ambiance theme. I have installed Gnome color chooser to change the normal (or "legacy") scrollbar color. In Gnome color chooser In the ...
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1answer
49 views

Open minimized nautilus window and not open home in launcher

There is some behaviour I can't understand in the Unity Desktop. 1.open nautilus via. clicking in the launcher onto the home-button 2.navigate to for example the windows-partition in nautilus ...
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Nautilus Bookmarks list NOT COMPLETE on “right click” Files on Launcher

On Ubuntu 14.04 (but also on previous versions) I've added 24 bookmarks to Nautilus, and when I right click the Files icon on the launcher it is not possible to scroll all the bookmarks (also the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nautilus has no menu - File, Edit etc. don't exist

Since Ubuntu 13.04, and now 13.10 and 14.04, my Nautilus (Files) has no application menu. This means that I can't access Edit>Preferences and can only change preferences via dconf-editor, as the ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop after upgrade

I have been facing multiple problems after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04. All the problems are related to the desktop interface. After upgradation, I have been unable to change my wallpaper. Firstly ...
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Menu have icons in ubuntu tweak not working

When I entered ubuntu-tweak to tick "menu have icons" I found icons only on mouse right click menu except cut,copy,paste... Anyway all window menu, once selected, show no icon near the corresponding ...
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How do I set a different default place when I click on 'files' in the sidebar?

This is another question all about the usability of unity, which is proving to be not as easy to customise as I'd like. Using Ubuntu 14.04, When I click on the files icon, it immediately takes me to ...
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306 views

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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2answers
648 views

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
58 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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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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482 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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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 ...
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1answer
233 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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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
157 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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81 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
628 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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209 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
43 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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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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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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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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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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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
656 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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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
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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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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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548 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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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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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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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
1k 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
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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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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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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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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, ...