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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change the Nautilius defalt zoom

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, I was looking for the way to change the Nautilus default zoom size on Listview. http://s29.postimg.org/3xr1bj8p3/Captura_de_pantalla_de_2013_12_07_08_34_18.png by default ...
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Nautilus is not showing the full or folder file names

When my folder location is too long, I can't view the full file or folder names. Double clicking on the name field or in between name and size doesn't work either.
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Impossible to see files in Trash via Nautilus

I saw some posts here teaching how to lead with it problem but any of them helped me. My problem is i deleted the Trash icon from my Desktop, and after that, i noticed few days after that accessing ...
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Tool to Fetch and Embed Movie Poster in File

I have a collection of movies in a directory on my computer. I am looking for a tool that can process this directory, look the movies up online (i.e. on IMDB), fetch the movie poster/DVD cover, and ...
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Can I run nautilus 3.4 in ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

Will nautilus 3.4 work with 13.10? There are many features about the older version that I liked that gnome unfortunately removed. I a little worried because this post How do I install Nemo file ...
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Is there a way to join multiple Nautilus windows into one window with different tabs?

Many times I end up with many Nautilus windows open. I would like to reduce clutter by joining them into one window with different tabs. Is there a(n easy) way?
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How to sort files inside a directory via terminal? [closed]

I want to sort subdirectories inside a main directory according to the size,and also I want to sort files inside the subdirectories according to the file created date through terminal. Is that ...
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How to add an option to create a new file with a specific extension in right click menu

The title says all. I would like to have this option in right click menu on the desktop or in nautilus. I know that is possible, but I don't remember how to do this.
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How to set the ID3 Year on an mp3?

I'm creating my own MP3s with an online service, and I'm setting the "Year" attribute in the ID3v tag, but I'm having trouble getting it to work with both Nautilis and Rhythmbox. In Nautilis, when I ...
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restart nautils failed

Here is the error log. sudo nautilus -q [sudo] password for yhjhoo: (nautilus:28849): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to register client: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name ...
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Cannot Open Trash from Nautilus

I accidentally deleted all my music files from Rhythmbox. And I want to restore it from the trash. But when I open the Trash in Nautilus, I got error "Aborted (core dumped)" in terminal. Why is it? ...
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rabittv on ubuntu b13.04

trying to install rabbit tv to tried these command lines sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa Update the source list sudo apt-get update Now install rabbitvcs core using the following ...
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pass arguments which has spaces to new protocol

I have created new protocol handler for opening application through web pages where a link will open installed application like terminal/chrome etc as suggested in: (Is it possible to open an Ubuntu ...
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Add Command to Menu Entry in 13.10 to convert images to JPG [duplicate]

It is possible to add a Menu Entry that when I click a picture it says "convert to JPG" and executes this command? convert -format jpg {The right click file} Because normally when I want to attach ...
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HTML files thumbnail preview

Sometime back, I was using 12.04 and it was displaying thumbnail previews of HTML pages just like it does for images and videos. I upgraded to 13.04 and somehow lost that feature. Now my HTML pages ...
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Thumbnails in nautilus in Ubuntu 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10, nautilus stopped producing and showing thumbnail icons for images and videos. Also in KDE environment, there's no longer a standard icon for nautilus in start menu (or its ...
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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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After installing kde-full package at start-up nautilus automatically opens my home folder [duplicate]

I have installed the kde-full package on Ubuntu 12.04 in order to switch to the KDE plasma workspace as well as install the other applications. It works well with just one problem that I can't ...
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How To Restore Hidden Nautilus Window?

In an apparently failed attempt to type Ctrl-Alt-T to open a new Terminal Window, the entire Nautilus GUI went away and was replaced with a Terminal Login: Logging in/out doesn't show the original ...
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Change of Ownership Causes Nautilus to crash how can I change it back?

Installing Solr I change the ownership of a folder called solr ... usr/share/solr-4.5.1/example/solr/ to tomcat7 but now when I try to change it back nautilus keeps switching off I have changed the ...
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How can I remove a HDD from the “Devices” list in the file browser?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a new 11,3 Macbook Pro (dual booting) and I see this random HDD (looks like my cryptswap partition) listed under Devices in my file browser. As you can see it's a bit of ...
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Cairo Dock opens Nautilus minimized

My problem is that when I click on the files icon on the cairo dock or select a folder from the shortcut icon, the window doesn't always popup , instead it opens minmized and a notification of the ...
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Modify nautilus sidbar device list

I use squashfuse to mount squashfs-images without needing to use sudo. I mount the image with squashfuse and unmount with fusermount -u. This works well, but Nautilus displays the mounted ...
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Permissions won't change

I opened Nautilus as super user to try and edit permissions. I can open the drop menu and change, but they instantly revert back to their original state before I can even click "apply changes." What ...
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change default NTFS-3g drivers to commercial paragon ntfs drivers(set as default)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS-32 BIT, kernel 3.2.0.52 Default NTFS-3G drivers are slow in R/W mode and i installed Paragon NTFS drivers for Linux. They worked like charm and i got read write speed = ...
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Rename Nautilus sidebar shortcut to home directory

How can I rename the sidebar shortcut to my home directory? I changed the language from english to german. The name of the shortcut is "Persönlicher Ordner" (Personal Folder) and I want to rename it ...
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How can I get all USB storage device to mount as read-only or offer no mount options at all?

These are the two parts of my query: Is there a way to mount all USB storage/flash/removable storage devices as read-only i.e. set the default mount policy to read-only? Back in Windows OS, I could ...
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preview thumbnail for .agr (Grace)files 12.04

In Ubuntu 12.04 Nautilus is not showing preview thumbnails for .agr files produced by Grace unlike Ubuntu 10.04. How can I have preview thumbnails for .agr files on Ubuntu 12.04. sample file. ...
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Can't set a folder on another drive as default Downloads folder

What I want: 1. Set a folder which is located on another drive (/media/vorpall/27DCD6C93788CE6E/Media/Downloads) as "Downloads" folder at Home. 2. New "Downloads" folder should have an arrow icon on ...
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Hidden files show up in Nautilus recent files

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and have a hidden folder. Using the privacy app in the system settings I have excluded this folder from the dash this works well enough although I would prefer to be able to ...
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Nautilus gives me an error when I try to eject my fuze

When I try to eject my Sansa Fuze from nautilus (by clicking the "eject" icon) I get this: Oops! Something went wrong. Unhandled error message: No such interface 'org.gtk.vfs.Mount' on object at ...
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Where did Nautilus's panes go?

I used to be able to open a second nautilus pane/panel with F3, but that doesn't seem to work in 13.10 and I don't see anything about panes in prefs or menus. Where'd it go?
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Why doesn't my audio player report file sizes?

I have a Sansa Fuze (that recently started complaining it is out of space, which is puzzling to me) and a new computer with 13.10 on it. When I plug the Fuze in, it appears in Nautilus, but gives it's ...
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Have to run dropbox with `~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd`, why not just dropbox?

I've had nemo file manager with the dropbox extension but after the problem of nemo 2.0 that couldn't render the desktop properly, I removed both of them, and installed nautilus. Now, I am trying to ...
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how to install gvfs-mtp backend in ubuntu 12.10

as given on the launchpad page here PPA description These builds of gvfs have my native mtp backend backported from gvfs master. Use this to easily access MTP based devices with Nautilus. ...
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gksudo nautilus - incorrect password

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on my office PC. I have a STANDARD user working on it (with limited privileges). I'm looking at the screen through Team Viewer and I am trying to run gksudo -u AdminUser ...
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nautilus window focus/stacking order when drag and dropping files/folders into applications

In the MS Windows when you have opened explorer (file/folder explorer eq nautilus in Ubuntu) and another application opened on top of that (for example explorer in full screen mode and some ...
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Restore Music Folder & Shortcut

I was sorting out my music collection and accidentally deleted my (empty) ~/Music folder. Now, there is no shortcut in the Files/Nautilus sidebar, and if I create a new ~/Music, I am unable to restore ...
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My ubuntu 12.04 showing error related to nautilus

I am in Ubuntu 12.04. Here it showing an error related to nautilus. (nautilus:1977): CRITICAL **: syncdaemon_status_info_get_online: assertion `SYNCDAEMON_IS_STATUS_INFO (sinfo)' failed How to ...
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Why did Files (Nautilus) stop updating partition's bookmarks?

I've upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and noticed that Files (Nautilus) stopped updating my bookmarks that are located in another partition (an ext4 one). It used to work before. Testing, I've found out ...
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Hiding partition in Nautilius

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and nautilus (File) v 3.8.2 on Dell Inspiron 7535 which had comes with windows 8 pre installed. Dell had already created lots of partitions. I want to make this partitions not ...
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Micro SD card write protected fat32?

I have tried this solution and it doesnt work. sudo fdisk -l output is Disk /dev/sda: 750.2 GB, 750156374016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders, total 1465149168 sectors Units = ...
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Can a single Nautilus window be started with multiple tabs? (Revised)

This question is asked before here and I will ask it here again. I would like Nautilus to start with multiple tabs open. How can I do this? According to the previous question, asked in 2011, Nautilus ...
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Nautilus doesn't work

Whenever I open nautilus it crashes and I get this error in terminal. i am running saucy. does anybody know of a different file manger that i can install? sys:1: Warning: g_object_set: assertion ...
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How do keyboard shortcuts work in Ubuntu?

Whenever someone launches file manager from launcher /usr/bin/nautilus is executed through nautilus.desktop. Now, in nautilus, if the user presses ,Ctrl+T, a new tab is opened. For this to happen, ...
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Nautilus not generating thumbnails in 13.10

Like the title says, Nautilus is not generating thumbnails for any file types (pictures, documents, pdf, etc) after a clean install of 13.10. I have checked the preferences and it is set to always ...
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Nautilus exits unexpectedly

If I unmount a drive using nautilus the nautilus-window closes - I don't know why. I think it's a bug, or is there a way to change this useless behaviour of the default gnome-file-manager.
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Natural scrolling in Nautilus

In Ubuntu 13.10, I have "Natural Scrolling" enabled. It works great except in Nautilus which uses reversed (normal instead of natural) scrolling direction (for vertical scrolling, not just horizontal ...
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How to mount a Nikon Coolpix P520 on 12.04 LTS 64bit?

My camera doesn't work anymore in the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I using the 32 bit version it's great, but now in the 64 bit doesn't work.
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Nautilus symlink target column

Is there any way to add a column to Nautilus' list view which shows the target of any symlinks in a directory?