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

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How to add KRename to context menu

Question For Ubuntu 14.04 How do I add KRename to the context menu so I can select files and use right click to rename them from the contextual pop up? I want to do this to make bulk or batch ...
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How to use control operators (&&||) in nautilus-actions?

I would like to create a custom action with nautilus-actions that executes more than one command (or two different commands depending on if the first is successful, or if it is not) For instance, I ...
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Can I open a file as root by just using the right click menu

Opening file as root is possible with sudo. But, how to right click a file and make it run as root ? I am using nautilus.
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Nautilus Actions is not working on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I used to MenuLibre application to create menu items for applications in Unity and Gnome desktop environments as an alternative to edit the text file .desktop of ...
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Nautilus - Sort Videos by Audio Bit-Rate

because I am low on storage space, I have decided to replace the 5.1, 7.1, ac-3, ... Audio-Tracks on my movie Files with HE-AAC stereo as I don't have a real sound system and do not intend to get one. ...
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How to batch process JPG images to change its quality with Nautilus-Actions?

First of all: Thank you for taking the time to read this and provide some help. Any advices are appreciated. I am using Nautilus-Actions in order to add a custom context menu's action in order to ...
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Nautilus “open in terminal” extension will not propagate SSH_AUTO_SOCK?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, up-to-date; nautilus and nautilus-open-terminal are installed and updated: [romano:~] % wajig status nautilus nautilus-open-terminal Package Installed ...
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Nautilus-Actions only show context option for file not folder

I'm using nautilus-actions to run scripts and commands by right clicking in nautilus and I know how to set nautilus-actions so that it only shows an option when certain conditions are met, such as ...
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Nautilus-Actions Configuration Tool — Archive Manager — Show a specific option in selected cases

I have managed to make a new entry to Nautilus right click menu in order to extract a compressed file to a specified folder. My problem is now that when I right click at any file either it is a ...
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Nautilus Scripts - Select every second file

Is it possible to write a script to select every second file I found something similar http://g-scripts.sourceforge.net/cat-filesysmgt.php but it's been taken off line. I create numerous routine ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Is it possible to use Nautilus Actions with Nemo file manager?

I have installed Nemo (initially a Nautilus fork) in Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I used to use Nautilus actions with Nautilus. Now that I have installed Nemo, I can't use them anymore. I was wondering if ...
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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 ???