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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Can I make a folder display the contents of several other folders (like a Windows “Library” folder)?

Windows 7 has a concept they call "Libraries." It's a folder that links to other folders. The "libraried" folder will display the contents of all the folders it links to. So if folder-A contains video ...
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How can I create keyboard shortcuts for my nautilus scripts?

In Ubuntu I can create handy nautilus scripts by putting .sh files into ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts directory, and they will appear in the right click context menu in nautilus. In 11.04, I used to be ...
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How do I archive/compress files using the right click menu in Nautilus-elementary?

In Lucid, after selecting a bunch of files, when you right-clicked on the selection in the file manager, you could select compress and a nice simple window came up for doing just that. In Oneiric, I ...
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How do I disable USB Auto Play?

How does one prevent Nautilus from automatically opening a window when a USB flash drive is inserted in Oneiric? The autoplay options appear to be missing from Nautilus' preferences, and using ...
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Backgrounds & Emblems / Emblems tab disabled? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I tag files with custom emblems in Nautilus? After updating from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10, the Backgrounds & Emblems button under Folder -> Edit has ...
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Stop Nautilus managing my desktop (XFCE Desktop)

I recently replaced Unity on my 11.10 install with XFCE/Xubuntu. So far I have only one problem, which is pretty much identified and solved here: How to stop nautilus managing desktop in unity The ...
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Upgrading to 11.10 broke RabbitVCS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rabbit VCS stopped working after upgrade to 11.10 After the upgrade to 11.10, I no longer have file manager integration with RabbitVCS, which was the main goal of having ...
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how to get up/parent button in Nautilus, without using breadcrumbs?

Similar question here: How to get back the »open parent« button in 11.10? However, I want always-use-location-entry to be true. So I am not using breadcrumbs. The shortkeys, both backspace ...
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Where to configure shortcut keys of Nautilus?

I would like to configure and change some shortcut keys of Nautilus (file manager of Ubuntu). Does anyone know where I could do that? Edit1: Precisely, initial binding for "go to parent folder" in ...
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Can't mount filesystems and computer won't shut down

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and ran the recommended upgrades. Two things are not working properly. My windows drives, USB drives, external hard disk cannot be mounted. The below error ...
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How to drag a folder to the side panel in Nautilus

I am trying to drag a folder (Example /var/www) to the side panel in Nautilus so when I open Nautilus I can just go to it quickly. I know that entering the folder I want to drag to the side panel and ...
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No access to my own external hard drive?

I have only used my external hard drive once, wich was with my previous Ubuntu installation (11.04), on the same laptop. I have created 2 partitions, FAT32 and EXT4. Now I needed to get some data from ...
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Rabbit VCS stopped working after upgrade to 11.10

Been using RabbitVCS for months now happily. Then when I updated to Oneric on Monday Rabbit VCS stopped working. It is installed but the right click menu in nautilus is gone and ...
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How do I disable nautilus desktop?

I am using nautilus on xfce and oneiric, but the desktop of nautilus shows up although I have activated it via gconf, e.g. by gconftool-2 \ ...
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Downloads from Chrome or any shortcut from Places menu opens with Evince

When I try to open a file that has been downloaded from Chrome, or any folder in the menu bar "Places", evince opens with an error. The error does not occur when I open a file with a particular ...
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Missing Dropbox icon overlays after upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10

The upgrade went smoothly, Dropbox is working (i.e. it is syncing files), but the icon overlays aren't appearing no matter if I use Unity, Unity 2D or GNOME Shell. Is there any setting that can fix ...
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LVM volumes don't appear in Nautilus since upgrading to 11.10

up to Ubuntu 11.04 all my LVM volumes used to show up in the sidebar of Nautilus as devices available to be mounted, alongside software RAID volumes. after upgrading to 11.10 last week, i can only see ...
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How do I replace the breadcumbs and replace with the full text path?

How do I remove the breadcumbs and replace with the full text path in the Nautilus address bar by default?
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Dropbox crashes nautilus

I updated to Oneric Ocelot finally, and decided to make the leap to Unity, but Dropbox is choking Nautilus. When I log in to 3D, I get a message saying that Nautilus needs to be restarted in order ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “open a terminal here”

How can I create a keyboard shortcut so that when I press F12 in nautilus (or desktop), I get a terminal in the current directory?
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How do you open pgp-encrypted documents from nautilus?

Seahorse (gnome PGP/GPG frontend) integration is not working in 11.10. In 11.04 you could open pgp-encrypted documents from nautilus by dbclking and entering the pgp passphrase when prompted. 11.10 ...
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Remove old emblems from previous Nautilus version

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10, and I'd like to remove the emblems I put on certain folders from the previous menu of nautilus. How can I do this?
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Keybord doesn't work in Nautilus (and gnome-terminal) after ubuntu update from 11.04 to 11.10

When i open any folder, window of Nautilus appears, and i can't use keybord keys (i've tried TAB,F2,F3,F9,CTRL+L,ARROWS,DEL), except ALT+F4. And in gnome-terminal i can't type at all. I tried to open ...
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Tortoisehg doesn't show up in nautilus context menu

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 on my netbook yesterday. I am having a problem getting tortoisehg working properly on it. I added the ppa for both tortoisehg and mercurial. I am able to install the ...
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Add custom command in the open with dialog?

In earlier versions of Ubuntu (10.10-) there was an option in the "open with" tab in the properties window, to add a custom command to open a file. However, this is no longer the case in Ubuntu 11.10. ...
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Delete extra toolbar on top of the screen in GNOME fallback mode?

Clean install to 11.10, trying to keep Gnome Classic. I've installed gnome-session-fallback and removed unity via software center, and this toolbar still won't go away. Has anyone had any ...
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How to stop nautilus managing desktop in unity

Since 11.10 nautilus shows my Desktop in Unity. As I remember correctly, tthis wasn't in 11.04. How can I disable that?
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How can I play songs by just hovering the mouse on them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable MP3 preview in 11.10? in ubuntu 11.04 I could play songs by putting the mouse on them. but now in ubuntu 11.10 it doesn't work. thanks for helping!
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How do I make nautilus reload emblems when changed by a script? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any tweak to bring back emblems in Nautilus? I am writing a script to manage my downloads folder. It will automatically delete items older than a month (or any ...
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Change default user folders path?

In previous releases of Ubuntu, I used Ubuntu Tweak to change the paths to the user folders (Music, Documents, Videos, etc). I can't find an option in Gnome 3 to do this, and Ubuntu Tweak's ppa still ...
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Nautilus keeps force closing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nautilus on Ubuntu 11.10 keeps crashing When opening a folder, nautilus randomly closes. I am using Ubuntu 64bit unity. Does anyone know where I can start? Thanks ...
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Nautilus missing toolbar, stuck in text-only “location bar” mode after 11.10 upgrade

After upgrading to 11.10, Nautilus is only giving me a text-only location box to select files. How can I get the toolbar (with the "up to parent", "home", etc buttons) back? Or failing that, is there ...
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Nautilus uses all my CPU memory [closed]

nautilus is using ALL MY CPU in Ubuntu 11.10!!!! please help, i'm extremely mad and i can't use this distro. i use a intel core i7 processor. everything worked fine the first 10 or 15 hrs after ...
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Is is possible to change the icon of a particular folder?

Is is possible to change the icon of a particular folder (like in MS windows XP, etc), so that it is easily identifiable and strikingly visible. please advise me.
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nautilus-open-terminal on 11.10 kills nautilus [closed]

After I installed nautilus-open-terminal, when I clicked the icon on unity panel to open my /home folder, the folder just stayed there for no more than 10 sec and then disappered. So I removed it, and ...
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Nautilus desktop folder menu bar and folders show up on secondary screen [closed]

I have two Screens And I installed gnome shell in my fresh 11.10. but for some reason the nautilus menus for the desktop forder apears in my secondary screen. This never happened in my fedora 15, ...
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Why can't I make a file association in Nautilus?

After upgrading to 11.10, the association I had created to open SGF files with an application called quarry is lost. If I select Right-button->Properties->Open With... on an SGF file, quarry is not ...
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How can I change the color of the sidebar in Nautilus 3.2.0?

This used to be easy to do with a .gtkrc-2.0 in Ubuntu 11.04 and previous releases. I am using a third-party theme (Elements) and I really like it, but the Nautilus sidebar is ugly and dark and I ...
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Can I start Gnome Sushi previews in the centre of my screen? [closed]

I have Sushi installed in Ubuntu 11.10 Unity interface. When I press the space bar on a video file, the preview always starts at the very left of my monitor. Can I make it centered without moving it ...
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Nautilus crashing when running gksu nautilus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nautilus on Ubuntu 11.10 keeps crashing When I run gksu nautilus from the terminal, after entering my password, nautilus opens to the root folder as usual, but then ...
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nautilus exiting with segmentation fault after upgrade [closed]

I upgraded to UBuntu 11.10 yesterday from 11.04. Everything went smoothly except the fact that nautilus wont start anymore. It exits with a segmentation fault. Any idea how to stop this from ...
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How do I force a maximum of one instance of Nautilus?

Since nautilus can open tabs, won't it be better if there was an option to force only 1 instance of it? Is it possible?
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How do I remove the Nautilus top bar on a second screen?

Is there any way to remove it without losing icons on the desktop?
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How do I set the background color/pattern in a Nautilus window?

In Previous versions of Ubuntu, I used to go under the edit menu to set the background color of a Nautilus window. I have no idea how to do this in Ubuntu.
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How to make Nautilus launcher _with_ quicklists behave like normal nautilus launcher in Unity

I followed this question: How to add my favorite places as a quicklist in my home's icon in Unity? And created the launcher. It's pretty good, as you can see here: But when I click it (be ...
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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 ...