Nemo is a file manager, similar to nautilus. It is used by default in Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.

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Make nemo the default file browser

I installed Ubuntu 12.10, then installed Nemo. Now I would make Nemo the default file manager. I've search the web for a solution but everytime I restart my computer Nautilus come back. Does ...
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I'd like it to ...
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Disable thumbnail creation for specific folders only, but all users

How do I prevent my Ubuntu 14.10 (now 15.04) from creating and saving thumbnails for a specific folder only? I want to tell the thumbnailer to skip over that single folder (and subfolders), but for ...
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Why doesn't Nemo preview thumbnails?

I have a problem with thumbnails on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit system with Cinnamon 2.0.14 DE and Nemo 2.08. I have tried removing the ~/.thumbnails directory but it is not working for me. This is ...
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How can I place the nautilus - nemo sidebar to the right?

Is there a way to place the sidebar of nautilus and/or nemo to the right and not in the left?
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How can I make all applications use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus?

I switched to nemo a long time ago, because I think it's superior to nautilus in many ways. One small thing bothers me however: Whenever I want to open a document in gedit (or evince, but I'm sure ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “open a terminal here” in Nemo [duplicate]

How can I make a keyboard shortcut for "Open a terminal here" in Nemo? I am finding the "Files" manager formerly known as nautilus that comes with Ubuntu 13.04 to be too crippled to bother using ...
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How do I install Nemo file manager?

How do I install Nemo File Manager, a fork of nautilus 3.4 by the Linux Mint team?
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About nemo file manager: How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button?

About Nemo file manager : How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button ? Because I deeply prefer Ambiance theme,so I want to keep it but it mess up with the theme of Nemo which is my ...
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How to fix GTK theme for Nemo's pathbar breadcrumbs and disk free space barchart

I like a few features of Nemo, but there seems to be a theme problem - at least when running under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: As you can see from this screenshot: it's not possible to see which of the ...
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Customize nemo keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 and ran through the steps outlined on Completely integrate nemo in Ubuntu. I understand that Nemo is a cloned-fork off of Nautilus and was hoping that I'd be able to adjust the ...
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How to remove nautilus without screwing up unity?

I recently installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 12.04.1 and I loved the interface of its file manager Nemo, which I guess is also based on Nautilus. But I prefer Nemo over Nautilus and I want to remove ...
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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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Display 'cd' accessible path to mtp device in Nemo

Nemo displays path to mtp device like that: mtp://[usb:001,007]/ I want to be able to copy path from Nemo to terminal and cd there. Maybe it's possible even with this path while escaping some ...
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Missing nemo right-click “extract/compress files”

recently I installed nemo as default filemanager replacing the nautilus. So far it work perfectly except the fact that I missed the "right click extract/compress". I've installed nemo 2.2.2 and nemo-...
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Nemo / Nautilus folder icon size

Does anybody know how to reduce this white space - distance on nemo or nautilus between the folders? It's getting ridiculous! I've enlarged the thumbnails from dconf-editor and I also use compact mode,...
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How to force Firefox to open downloads with new default file manager (Nemo)?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Then I installed Nemo and configured it to be my new default file manager. Most things works great, except for the browser Firefox. If I download a file and click in ...
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What is a good GUI file renamer that takes files from command line URIs?

Looking for a GUI mass file renamer that can be run from a selection of files in Nemo. Nemo has a built-in placeholder for a mass rename tool so you can provide the name of the app to run to rename ...
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How to make Nemo start in foreground?

I installed Nemo from the Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy repositories, and replaced Nautilus with it as shown here: $ xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search $ gsettings ...
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No desktop icons after uninstalling nemo

I tested nemo on Ubuntu 12.04. I made it the default file manager. When I uninstalled it, desktop icons disappeared and I can't do a right click on desktop to open menu. How can I make Nautilus the ...
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Evince Document Viewer - Failed to execute child process “nemo” (Permission denied)

I've recently migrated from nautilus to Nemo. I've been reading a PDF and selected File > Open Containing folder option. This message appeared: Failed to execute child process "nemo" (Permission ...
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Nemo 2.0 does not render desktop correctly with Compiz

I am using Ubuntu without Unity but with Compizan Nemo as file manager. Since the update to Nemo 2.0 it does not render the desktop correctly anymore. Instead of the background picture I see a black ...
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How to replace Nautilius with Nemo in Gnome 3

I would like to replace Nautilus(Default gnome shell file manager) with Nemo file manger in Gnome 3. How can I do that ?
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Replacing Thunar in Xubuntu

I installed nemo and deleted Thunar in Xubuntu 14.04. Nemo was set as default manager and works fine but my problem is with the desktop. When I double click icons on the desktop in order to launch ...
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Problem setting VIM as standard text editor

I want to set vim (not gvim, not vi) as standard text editor. In the net there are the following suggestions to associate programs with file types. use sudo update-alternatives --config editor link ...
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Nemo Custom Action (.sh script) does not execute

I created a .sh script for simple OCR-ing of screenshots that I make with Shutter. The script looks like this (ocrFile.sh): #!/bin/bash convert $1 /tmp/output.pnm cat /tmp/output.pnm | pamstretch 4 &...
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Nemo is not generating thumbnails

I am using Nemo on Unity. Nemo is not generating thumbnails in 12.04 but Nautilus does it so well. Why can't Nemo do itself independently?
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How to set nemo as default instead of nautilus? [duplicate]

I have recently installed nemo with: sudo apt-get install nemo But I am finding that other applications still are using nautilus to open folders like for instance the Unity search still opens its ...
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How to change Wallpaper-preferences from nemo to nautilus

I have installed nemo instead of nautilus, and almost everything works fine, except one thing: If I want to change the wallpaper and I use right-click - change wallpaper, a Cinnamon preferences window ...
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Setting default editor for php files

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 TLS. I had installed Netbeans on my PC. I want change default file to netbeans. I've tried to right-click on a php file > Properties > Open With > Show other Application ; ...
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Replacing Nautilus with Nemo: wallpaper problems

I have installed Nemo from the Cinnamon PPA and used the instructions here to set it as the default file manager on my system (Ubuntu Raring). It works perfectly, but causes a strange issue with the ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Nemo to open terminal in active folder [closed]

Nautilus has the ability to assign a keyboard shortcut to open a terminal at the current folder. Is this possible in Nemo (I have version 2.6.7, running on Linux Mint 17.2)?
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Filemanager that asks for sudo rights when it needs it [duplicate]

On my Mac I can copy files using the Finder, and if the destination folder has a different owner, a window pops up and asks for credentials. On Ubuntu or Linux Mint I don't see anything like that. ...
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Open Remote Terminal Location from Nemo in Ubuntu 13.10

In Nautilus it was possible to build up a ssh connection to a remote server via passphrase. Then you could bookmark the address and go there really fast. This still works in Nemo with Ubuntu 13.10. ...
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Unmet dependency installing Nemo

I am trying to install on a fresh 14.04 system from the Webupd8 PPA. The main nemo package is failing to install with this error: $ sudo apt-get install nemo [sudo] password for lads: Reading ...
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Mouse wheel won't scroll 100% of the time in file system [closed]

I'm running XFCE Desktop Environment, with the default Window Manager and am using Nemo File Manager. I love everything about this setup, except one thing: I can't scroll through my files like I ...
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change folder icons in ubuntu-mono-dark theme

I'm running 13.10 with Unity, and I have a "problem": I'm using Nemo, because I prefer it over Nautilus (for obvious reasons imo), and it works really great. The drawback of Nemo is, that it is kind ...
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no LibreOffice icon in taskbar when directly opening a document file

First, i don't think it's an duplicate of: no LibreOffice icon in applications bar and/or LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel I am using: Ubuntu [15.04] with Cinnamon[2.8.0]-Desktop ...
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Marking/Tagging a file in Nemo/Nautilus

I'd love a feature in which I can simply mark/tag a file 'Done'(or similar) whenever I'm done with it. If I have a folder full of 200+ files which I need to go through (videos or music), then it would ...
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How to save/fix the column width in the Nemo file manager?

Is there a way to fix/save the width of the columns in the file manager Nemo (using 2.4.5 in Xubuntu 14.04)? Even for each folder? At the moment the column widths can be changed in a tab and the ...
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symbolic icons for nemo

Is it possible to change nemo (source code probably?) in order to use symbolic icons in the sidebar instead of the usual folder icons, just like nautilus does? I.e.: I want nemo to use folder-...
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compress and email option in right click

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with the Nemo file manager. How can I enable a right click option which compresses files into a zip archive and attaches it to a new E-Mail in Thunderbird?
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Nemo, open as root, Ubuntu 13.04

I replaced nautilus with nemo in Ubuntu 13.04 from these excellent instructions: How to completely remove Unity, and replace it with Cinnamon? However, I can't "open folder as root" from Nemo. Know ...
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Missing desktop icons with Nemo on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. On my computer I used to replace Nautilus with Nemo. Since Ubuntu was upgraded, it looks like Nemo is no more able to handle the desktop display. Instead of ...
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Installing Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How to install Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 Bit Please anyone help me. Which repositories should I use for installing Nemo On Ubuntu.
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System hang when using SSHFS

This is just a quick note that I want to share with others. It is about the problem that I encountered with my office machine. It was hanging continuously when ssh mount was used. The main problem is, ...
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Change icons in Nemo bookmarks bar

http://gyazo.com/035b3091cf7b47247f10a78fa48a9c88 I want to change Video and Games icon on that side bar I looked up the icons I want and found them in the directory /usr/share/icons/Numix/16x16/...
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Nemo dpkg error when upgrading PPA version

When trying to upgrade to the PPA version of Nemo, I get the following dpkg error: $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information.....
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Organize desktop by on Nemo

I'm using Nemo for my folder manager and when I press the right mouse button the only option to sort my desktop by is by Name. Is it possible to sort by other things like Date Modified?
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Dropbox: Ubuntu 14.04, Cinnamon, Nemo

I cant link Dropbox with Nemo. I uninstalled Nautilus, installed dropbox then installed nemo-dropbox, but it doesn't work. These are the steps I've done: 1: sudo apt-get install cinnamon 2: restart ...