An executable shell script for nautilus

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Nautilus script events?

How can I write a script that fires on an event? When I insert an USB flashdrive, Ubuntu mount it and automatically open Nautilus. When this happens with a determinate flshdrive, I'd like to open 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 obtain list of copied files in nautilus

Imagine i copied several files in nautilus to paste them somewhere else; how could i obtain the list of copied filenames to for example, use it in a script?
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Shell script not working [duplicate]

For a suggested solution in another topic I tried to write my first shell script. It did not work as intended. In order to get a quick access to the folder /opt/lampp/htdocs when using XAMPP I tried ...
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Open the parent folder of a symbolic link via right-click?

We can open a parent folder of any file using nautilus script like #!/bin/bash nautilus "$1" If I do this script on symbolic link which is on the ~/Desktop, then it will open the Desktop itself. ...
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App Runner 0.5.2 not working with ubuntu13.10

I just started to experiment with Ubuntu 13.10, and I installed the app Runner 0.5.2 from the Software Center, but when I right click a file the "send/script" option doesn't show up. Is this version ...
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How to use Evince to loop over ps files in current folder?

I love Evince, I use it as an image viewer of my eps figures (a one-page document). It's super light-weight and clean. I also like how it re-renders the ps documents as you zoom-in and zoom-out, this ...
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How To Rename Multiple Photos and Videos Based on EXIF Data?

I often import photos and videos (mostly having JPG and MOV extensions) from digital cameras and tablets to my PC, and I would ideally like to see them sorted according to the dates and times they ...
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Command prompt in nautilus window

I am on an Acer Aspire 5920, running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. Earlier, by mistake, I exited a terminal during: sudo apt-get upgrade The computer said there were internal errors, and I should restart. ...
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Nautilus Script for ESET scanner

I have installed Eset antivirus as per the instructions given here All is working well but instead of gui I want to have a responsive terminal option available too thus I created a symlink via: sudo ...
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Right Click on Open Space with scripts in nautilus 13.04

In 12.04, I was able to create a script in the ~.gnome2/nautilus-scripts folder and it was available when I 'right click'. I have a script that creates a folder structure for new customers: mkdir ...
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How to get Nautilus-scripts working on Ubuntu 13.04?

How to get Nautilus-scripts (Terminal here, Root Nautilus, Root Gedit) working on Ubuntu 13.04? I copied those scripts to .gnome2/nautilus-scripts folder but it dose not seem to work on Ubuntu 13.04. ...
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Integration of archives navigation in nautilus

Would there be a tool to integrate the navigation in the content of an archive in Nautilus, instead of using Archive Manager?
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Is it possible to have Nautilus Scripts menu items without icons?

I have opted for menus without icons system-wide for reasons of simplicity and speed. But I still get icons in Nautilus context menus. I don't mind the icons on Open With menu items too much, but all ...
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Is it possible to assign/change custom icons for files in a batch / from commandline?

Actually, I'm talking about icons for Nautilus Scripts, and I have many of them. Although I prefer menus without icons, I cannot prevent icons from being displayed in Nautilus context menu items Open ...
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(Nautilus Scripts) $NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_SELECTED_FILE_PATHS; have problems with space

So the script is: #!/bin/bash for line in $NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_SELECTED_FILE_PATHS; do if [[ "$line" = "" || "$line" = " " ]]; then exit else unzip "$line" -d "temp" fi done It ...
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How can I install a Nautilus script?

I found a nautilus script I would like to use. How do I install it?
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Nautilus tags/labels/marks/columns for folders/files

Is there any way how to mark folders or files with tags(or labels, new columns or whatever) in Nautilus? It would be nice to sort marked folders or files through this tags. Especially my first idea ...
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How do I make a custom right click command for nautilus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize the context menu in Nautilus? I'm trying to make a Mark as executable command for the right click in nautilus for a faster work flow. I came up with ...
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How to add space to Exec path in a Thumbnailer descrption?

I wish to use mplayer to generate thumbnails for nautilus, so I wrote a perl script as the thumbnailer named "gnome_thumbnailer_with_mplayer", and wrote a description in /usr/share/thumbnailers to ...
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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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Nautilus sftp via command line

I regularly connect to a server via ssh. Lately I've started copying files to and from it, and I find scp very annoying, mainly because bash cannot auto complete over ssh. I find the connect to ...
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Nautilus scripts in top level of contextual menu

Is it possible to have Nautilus scripts appear in the top level of Nautilus' contextual menu, rather than in a Scripts folder?
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How to change desktop background to the next/brev background image with mouse right cick menu depending on wallch program?

I want a script or a tool to change the desktop background using mouse right click menu on the desktop to find in the menu Next and Previous buttons for the next and past background, but depending on ...
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can not run vlc from shell script

I am trying to develop a nautilus script which read selected filepath and en-queue in vlc player. Problem is if filename is space separated then we need to add extra '\' in file name. But when i run ...
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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 ...