Nautilus is the default file manager for Ubuntu (similar to Windows Explorer). It's used to manage files and folders. Nautilus is called "Files" in default Ubuntu.

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How can I add a script to nautilus for running selected file as administrator?

How can I add a script to nautilus for running selected file as administrator (not open as administrator)? And if it is possible, I want to run this file as administrator without entering my password. ...
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Nautilus on Ubuntu 11.10 keeps crashing [closed]

I noticed that my nautilus keeps crashing when I open a folder Video: http://www.screenr.com/B20s If more info is required just let me know how I can get them
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Nautilus/Samba Mount Problem

On a laptop with Ubuntu 10.04, I have several Nautilus bookmarks to mount various Windows (7 and 2003) shares on my home network, accessed thru OpenVPN. I have full rights to all of these shares, and ...
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How do I enlarge “Icon & Thumbnail” size in nautilus 3.x?

I used to be able to set my icon/thumbnail size to 128 px using gconf-editor in previous versions of Ubuntu. Is there a tweak to enable larger icons/thumbnails in nautilus 3.x?
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How do I change the default application for unknown file types?

Ever since installing Bless Hex Editor, all unknown files and text files automatically open with Bless instead of gedit. How do I change it back? I don't want to have to manually associate files with ...
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How do I enable MP3 preview?

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and Nautilus no longer previews MP3 files when I hover over them. Another PC that's been running 11.10 for a while also experienced this after the latest update ...
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Opening files from nautilus through script that resizes window automatically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to programmatically move and resize gnome windows? Is it possible to open a picture / video / text / etc file from nautilus into a script that uses wmctrl ...
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How to access file management tools from the “select file” dialog? [closed]

I often only realize I need to clean up a directory when I reach it via the file selection dialog. Are there good ways to hop straight from that dialog to a window manager in the same folder so I can ...
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How do I revert to 11.04's version of Nautilus?

Since the developers deliberately broke the very useful emblems feature that I've relied on for years and years with Ubuntu ( How do I tag files with custom icons in Nautilus? ), while offering no ...
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How do I tag files with custom emblems in Nautilus?

In every previous version of Ubuntu, I'd just right click the file, hit Properties, then one of the tabs would let me add all the custom icon tags I'd like. It seems to be completely missing in ...
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Nautilus crashes when accessing some folders

Since the past few days, Nautilus has started crashing whenever I access one of the Documents, video, pictures, download folder. It does not happen when I access the home folder and other mounted ...
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How to add custom links in the left pane of Nautilus?

Until recently, one could add custom links to the left pane of Nautilus by dragging a folder. It seems this option no longer works (since Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) or 11.04 (Natty_Narwhal)). How ...
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Changed look of Nautilus after update

I am using Ubuntu 11.04. my sources.list is the default one, I have not change it. I just updated Nautilus package in Synaptic manager and after restart Nautilus looks like Gnome3 Nautilus with an ...
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Can I click the background of a Nautilus window to go up a directory? [closed]

I use Windows 7 at work and I've installed an extension there that lets me click the background of a Windows Explorer window to go up one directory. I've found it extremely useful, and I was ...
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How can I make nautilus use my installed FUSE file systems automatically?

Is there a way to have Nautilus automatically use my FUSE file systems to (for example) open ISOs as folders, or archives as folders, or what ever other 'locations' FUSE supports?
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How to remove Open with menu items from Nautilus after Wine is deleted?

I installed Wine via the Software Center and later removed it. The problem is that I still have Open with Notepad and other right click menu items in Nautilus. I checked if anything from Wine remained ...
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How to get back the »open parent« button in 11.10?

Is it really true that Nautilus 3.x hasn't the »open parent« button any more? Today I tried the second beta of Ubuntu 11.10 and I am deeply frustrated. Since Gnome3 and this whole Unity thing it feels ...
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Automatically mark files and directories tracked by git in nautilus

When you use git for a lot of projects it can sometimes be hard to remember which projects you use git for and which you don't. It's important to know this so that you commit changes if you make ...
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How do I add a button or context menu option for clearing recently viewed files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Delete entire history of the dash I really miss the function from 10.04 where I easily could delete my recently viewed files by a mouse-click. Is it possible to get this ...
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How can I copy files from damaged external HDD?

My external HDD is not detected in Windows Editions. But it is working well in Ubuntu. The problem is, some of the tracks are damaged, so while browsing through the HDD, the 'Nautilus' stops working. ...
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Which program will handle the desktop in Gnome 3?

In Gnome 3, will nautilus still be used to handle the desktop, or will it be some component of Gnome Shell or something? If one decides to not use Gnome Shell, how will the desktop be displayed?
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How to merge a lot of folders into one?

I have a lot of folders that I need to merge. I know that if I drag the content from all of them over another one I can merge them. But with so many folders it will take me hours. So, I need a way of ...
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How to make file association (not with CLI tool/command)?

In Ubuntu 11.04 when I right click on a file in Nautilus and chose "open with" I could select application and tick on check box to make it default application for certain file type In 11.10 there is ...
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Nautilus “unable to mount <volume>” and “not authorized” and LightDM keeps sending me back to login screen on shutdown and restart [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't mount filesystems and computer won't shut down Using Nautilus I can't get my internal or external volumes to mount and get "unable to mount " and "not ...
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Why do my gvfs mounts not show up under ~/.gvfs or /run/user/<login>/gvfs?

From what I read, when mounting a network share via nautilus or gvfs-mount the mount point should be in ~/.gvfs. This seems not to be the case for me: I tried mounting both an FTP and SMB share via ...
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Nautilus Menu appearing behind transparent gnome-shell menubar

I installed 11.10 beta when it was released a couple of weeks ago. Everything is working fine. Later I installed gnome shell and then upgraded it from the gnome-shell testing ppa. I also installed ...
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I don't want nautilus to show my NFS share as “umountable” when only root can umount it

/etc/fstab 192.168.0.14:/media/hdd500 /mnt/sosonicoco nfs user,auto 0 0 192.168.0.14:/media/hdd500/Musique /home/nicoco/Musique nfs user,auto 0 0 sosonicoco is seen by nautilus as a ...
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Can I adjust the timeout of the filter box in GTK?

I'm running ubuntu 11.10 and I was wondering if somebody knows how to modify the timeout in gtk3 for the small "filter" box that appears when you start typing in a list / nautilus folder (in 2.x it ...
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Gnome/Nautilus does not remember individual folder's size/position? [closed]

I am using ubuntu 11.04 and I have noticed that Gnome/Nautilus remembers a "global" setting for size/position using the last window open instead of remembering an individual size/position for each ...
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File manager how to SCP,SSH key files,Basic SSH,FTP,Windows Share,WebDAV(HTTP),Secure WebDAV(HTTPS)?

How can i do from Ubuntu default file manager, "connect to remote server" with different services such as "AMAZON cloud connnect using SSH key file, SCP, General SSH, FTP, Public FTP, Windows Share, ...
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Why it is over half slower to cp a file instead of using Nautilus's GUI copy? (AFC protocol)

I have an jailbroken iPod Touch, and I have the afc2add package. When I plug it into my ubuntu laptop, it automounts my iPod's Media directory, as well as the app file sharing folders too. When I ...
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How do I resize the desktop on my second monitor?

I got two screens(extended desktop) and the second is widescreen standing on its side, so i told ubuntu that its vertical, it works fine, but the wallpaper area of the first horizontal smaller one, ...
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See in nautilus which videos have already been watched

Is there any possibility to see in nautilus or nautilus elementary which videos in my video folder have already been watched?
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How to make nautilus recognize emblems changed from the command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any tweak to bring back emblems in Nautilus? I am trying to write myself a nautilus script. I need to change emblems of files in this script. I discovered how ...
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Nautilus is extremely slow

I am on Ubuntu 11.04. And Nautilus is very slow. It opens directories for 3-5 seconds even if a directory contains just a few small files. Even selecting of a file or directory with narrow keys is ...
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Change the default Downloads directory

I originally had a Downloads folder, but decided to create a separate partition for it. So I renamed Downloads to Downloads2. I know, I should have just cut and pasted the content, but this seemed ...
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Nautilus is frozen, cannot be used, and cannot be killed

I'm experiencing the weirdest problem right now. Nautilus is essentially not working right now. My desktop is frozen, clicking and right clicking doesn't work, I can't open anything in nautilus, etc. ...
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Theming or changing colors for Nautilus?

I've got a dark theme for emacs and I use white-on-black for my terminal; to match the color scheme I have going, I'd like to make Nautilus also white-on-black. Is it possible to theme Nautilus or ...
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How do I create a keyboard shortcut to load nautilus?

I want to set up a keyboard shortcut to load nautilus. I have loaded the Keyboard Shortcuts program, and created a custom shortcut with the command /usr/bin/nauilus. If I change this command to ...
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Bug in Nautilus windows with many subfolders [closed]

I found a bug. When i open folder in Nautilus with many sub-folders, so that a vertical scrollbar appears. I type a name of same file, so that file becomes selected and then move down to the end of ...
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After installing nautilus-open-terminal, my desktop looks ugly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop forgets theme? I installed nautilus-open-terminal package to Ubuntu 11.04 (installed in Virtual Box), and my ubuntu desktop looks old. Please look at: How ...
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Change manually the icon of a nautilus place item

I've added some of my sftp to nautilus but there is no option to change the icon of the marker, since nautilis adds directly to the places section. I searched for a gconf config but didn't found. ...
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Wrong app starts (VLC) instead of Nautilus while opening a directory (Ubuntu One personal Cloud, Documents) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: VLC is set to open the folders (Home, desktop, documents etc) in the Places menu. How to reset this? Opening a Nautilus bookmark launches VLC / browser I start Ubuntu ...
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How can I get Places > Connect to server… to default to SSH rather then FTP

I often use Places > Connect to server... and always connect with SSH. The Connect to Server dialog box always selects Service type as Public FTP by default. Is there a way to change this so Service ...
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Why don't menus in Nautilus or the desktop have shadows behind them?

Menus in the file manager and desktop, both controlled by Nautilus, don't have shadows behind them when other GTK menus do? I'm running the proprietary nVidia drivers with Compiz, by the way.
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Drive information like Windows 7?

In Windows 7 the Computer area has drives sorted by Type which list the size remaining and a progress bar to represent the size currently in use. Is there a way to customize Ubuntu 11.04 to do the ...
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How to automount a gvfs file system on logon

I configured a remote folder in nautilus. I always need this remote folder, so I created a symbolic link to it in my home folder: ln -s ~/.gvfs/remote_folder ~/remote_folder. Though, when I first ...
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How can I migrate my folder-icons of nautilus, after a fresh install? [closed]

I have set many folder icons into nautilus, in my desktop computer. I want to have the same icons in my notebook computer (or any other computer runs ubuntu 11.04). I have copy the folders from one ...
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Is there an app that can set color labels for individual files and folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have Mac like 'labels' on GNOME? Is there any app that could set label color for individual file/folder like in Mac OS X? Just something like this :
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Shotwell & Nautilus not emailing pictures

When I want to email pictures, I open Shotwell and select the ones that I want. I right-click and use the "send to" to have them sent as an email, but nothing is sent. I have evolution set up with my ...