A tool that allows users to configure various actions for the nautilus context menu.

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How to write a script with nautilus actions?

I want to use nautilus actions with my own script which I have usually started successfully with open-terminal and pasting the command (s. below) directly in the terminal. for file in *.mp4; do mkdir ...
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Adding new right click options without using nautilus-actions configuration tool

How to create an extra option in the right click context menu without using Nautuilus-Actions ? I wish to create an option to hide/unhide desktop icons by that option. I have made two shell scripts ...
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Using pipes in nautilus-actions

I don't know if this is a valid question, I want to make links from selected files in nautilus and move the link files to the desktop, but piping commands doesn't work. My combination in "Path" field ...
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Nautilus-Action conf. tool - crafting a “set as background” action

I wanted to create an option in the context menu to set the clicked picture to current desktop background (just like in Windows). I read the the nautilus action help but I couldn't figure it out. This ...
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Nautilus Actions Configuration Tool for Unity

I recently saw about the Nautilus Action Configuration Tool for a Gnome desktop. It will be real fun in creating new actions to the file manager context menus with it. I do wanna have one such thing ...
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Nautilus Actions Only Show if File in Folder

I would like to create a couple of nautilus actions that will only show up if a certain file is in the folder. These are location actions, a simple example of one I would like is a "Make" option that ...
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Nautilus-actions not working

I've created a nautilus action that will allow me to easily create desktop launchers. Well, that's the idea. It isn't working. The command is: Path: gnome-desktop-item-edit Parameters: ...
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how to change background of nautilus in ubuntu 14.04

As the question goes, How can I change the background of nautilus in ubuntu 14.04 ?? I have already tried dconf-editor, gtk-tweaker, gnome-tweaker. They change the color of some parts of some ...
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Folder icon without gvsf

I would like to change a folder icon using a command line in linux, but without use de gvsf. Can anyone help me? Thanks!!
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How can I change the default nautilus-actions settings for all new users?

How can I change the default nautilus-actions settings for all new users? I need to install Ubuntu on many machines. They will all be customized with some nautilus-actions actions. Users will be ...
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Why I saw the message Don't unplug until it finished

I copied a big file to my external hard disk, I saw this message after the progress bar disappeared. Does it mean the copy progress is still going on? If it is still going on why the progress bar ...
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Wait for key after nautilus-actions in terminal

I need to execute a script from the nautilus-actions and then wait for any input from the user, who has to read what the script has done before the terminal disappears. This is my current ...
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recode can not find files when is running as a nautilus script

I created a Nautilus Action script to change file encoding using recode application. My action is: [Desktop Entry] Type=Action ToolbarLabel[en_US]=Convert Encoding From Windows-12 ...
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Disabling App menu in ubuntu 13.10 seems to have affected Files (Nautilus)

Ubuntu 13.10 The App menu integration in Ubuntu, prevents usage of Short-cut based on Alt+ Underlined words. In the Help documentation there is an option to remove the App menu integration. (under ...
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UbuntuGNOME uses other nautilus, how do I make it split the window into two using F3

I'm used to splitting windows usind F3 in ubuntu, but in ubuntu GNOME it does't work. How do I fix that? Thanks!
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Where does Nautilus-actions configuration tool save actions?

I want to use a command line, but don't know how this configuration looks like and where to save it.
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In Ubuntu 13.04 backspace button in nautilus not working? [duplicate]

PC: Acer Aspire E1-571 OS: Ubuntu 13.04 amd64 I want to downgrade my nautilus file browser in ubuntu 13.04 and i have tried the SoluOS patch but not satisfied. I just want to install nautilus 3.4 . ...
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“run in terminal” option in nautilus actions configuration tool doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Nautilus Actions Configuration Tool 3.1.4. When ever I select the option 'run in terminal' in execution tab...it doesn't work. The comand i'm running shows a progress bar ...
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Can't share my folders?

hi there I'd been looking for the solution but i hadnt found anyone that had the same issue. I'm trying to share a folder but everytime that I tried to do so Nautilus displays me an error. La «red ...
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How to rename an application so as to affect alphabetical order of right-click “open with” applications list?

I've recently switched my default pdf viewer from acroread to qpdfview; for (serious, duplex-multipage) printing, though, I still prefer Evince (to both acroread and qpdfview). To quickly open a pdf ...
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Nautilus-Actions 3.1.4 - action ONLY for sftp files

I wrote a script that deletes remote files with root privileges. How to make my menu appears only when I select a file and not a directory? And only for SFTP files and NOT for local files?
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How to create option to insert time stamp?

While editing text documents I need to put time stamps frequently. I thought of automating it in 2 different ways. None of these seem to be working. Using nautilus-actions I set up a new ...
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How can I add a custom item to the nautilus context menu, but NOT in a sub-menu?

I am interested in adding a custom script to the Nautilus context menu. I am aware of solutions such as the Scripts folder and the Nautilus Actions application. I created a test action in Nautilus ...
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How to customize the nautilus-actions?

I installed nautilus-actions and nautilus-actions-extra and they have lots of cool and useful stuff for Linux noobs like me who can't be bothered to learn the terminal, but my Nautilus context menu ...
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Why do the “Copy to” and “Move to” context menus in Nautilus only offer “Home” and “Desktop” as options?

Why do the "Copy to" and "Move to" context menu options in Nautilus only include "Home" and "Desktop" as options? Is there a way to add other places and even mounted external devices as options?
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How to open a folder in a new pane in Nautilus?

When I rightclick a folder in Nautilus I find these options "Open in New Window" and "Open in New Tab". Is it possible to add an option "Open in New Pane" which would open the selected folder in a new ...
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How do I add a right click “Compress as ZIP” menu entry?

Step 1: I wanted to Add a menu as "Compress as ZIP" on right click. I know i can use change default compress format as "ZIP" using gconf-editor. But I wanted to add a new Menu Item for Compressing as ...
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ISO checksum menu in nautilus

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 x64, Unity, and Nautilus 3.2.1 I want to be able to perform checksum ISO in Nautilus. I have searched and found: ...
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“gconf-2.0 >= 2.8.0 not satisfied” error when installing nautilus action-3.1.5 from source

I use ubuntu 11.10. I've tried to install nautilus action-3.1.5 with the software centre. It's been installed but doesn't start at all. Then i've tried to install nautilus action-3.1.5 from source ...
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How to add an item to desktop right-click menu?

I'm trying to add an item to the nautilus context menu that would launch gnome-tweak-tool. Using Nautilus Actions Config Tool I've managed to add the item, however I want it to appear only when I ...
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How to install nautilus action-3.1.5?

I have downloaded the last release of nautilus-action(3.1.5) and i want to install it, how to do that ???
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How to customize the context menu in Nautilus?

From time to time I come to ideas of actions I'd like to have available in a menu which pops up when I right-click on files in Nautilus. How to add them there? Is there something like Thunar UCA ...