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lubuntu webdav access in pcmanfm not working [on hold]

I am very frustrated. is lubuntu really unable to connect network drives with webdav protocol? i tried to find a documentation on PCmanFM and failed. can you help? i can connect using the command ...
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Sublime Text doesn't open files from PcManFM

Do you have any clue what might me a problem when opening text file from PcManFM file manager by Sublime Text 3? Nothing happens then. In Thunar it works just like it should work. Do you have idea ...
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Type password with onboard

I noticed when use PCmanFM in Lubuntu 13.10 and I want to open a current folder as root, it will prompt me for password and I can't use onboard (virtual keyboard) to type the password. It's pretty ...
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no right click on desktop

I am running UBUNTU 12.04 and login in under a UBUNTU 3d. Recently I lost the ability to right click on the desktop. What happened was that after installing PCmanFM there was a an option that appeared ...
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gvfsd-dav stops while copying

I'm running 13.10 LXDE. Connecting to webdav via PcManFM works but when I try to copy/open files, to my system the process gvfsd-dav stops at some seemingly random point. How can I fix or debug this? ...
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CTRL+C / CTRL+V don't work with PCManFM

Sometimes the file browser of my Lubuntu OS(PCManFM) doesn't accept CTRL+C / CTRL+V commands. I have to copy files using the mouse. CTRL+X have this random problem as well; furthermore icons of files ...
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Use pcmanfm shortcuts in download menus

I'm using Lubuntu with PCManFM as my file manager, and I can't get over this irritation. I configure shortcuts in the sidebar, because I like deep hierarchies, but when a download prompts a save ...
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PCmanFM tries to remount an already mounted network share

I have 2 network shares (storage_1tba, storage_1tbb) and 1 local partition (140Gb fs...) auto-mounted in /etc/fstab. PCmanFM sidebar reports those 3 locations, but only 2 are reported as mounted. ...
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File Manager PCManFM not the one as shown in USC [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10, and also installed PCManFM from USC, but when I launched it, it didn't work as indicated in this page. It works more like Files. Is it possible someone put in a wrong one ...
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How to make pcmanfm foremost window on launch?

Often when pcmanfm is launched instead of being placed as the foremost window on the desktop, it is placed in the gnome-panel and does not get placed as the foremost window. Ie it is started in the ...
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Prevent file manager to autostart on boot of KDE

Every time I boot my PC into KDE (usning dual boot with Windows) PCManFM starts up in a new window. I would like it not to. I suspect this has to to with either the auto-start of dropbox or my ...
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back/forward buttons don't show up in xev (pcmanfm doesn't work)

xinput test 9 results in the buttons being identified as 8 and 9. However, the results in xev are the following: LeaveNotify event, serial 33, synthetic NO, window 0x2e00001, root 0xa2, subw ...
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Lubuntu show directory in detailed view [closed]

In pcmanfm, when using the detailed view, I would like to have a column that shows the location of the files, similar to the Location column in Nautilus. This would be especially useful in search ...
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Ubuntu without Nautilus. Best way to paint a wallpaper?

I've replaced Nautilus with PCManFM on Ubuntu 13.04, because I want to completely get rid of Nautilus. I don't like having Nautilus installed only for painting a wallpaper. Applications like Firefox ...
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Can I add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu in Lubuntu?

In vanilla Ubuntu, there is a quite useful application called Nautilus-open-terminal, which allows the user to open the terminal in any folder by simply right-clicking and selecting "Open in ...
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Install PCmanFM v1.1.2.2

I want to install the newest version of PCmanFM on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine. I have download the the newest version from here. Now how do i actually install it and make it so that it is the system wide ...
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PCmanFM - can't interact between 2 windows. [closed]

I have one PCmanFM on the left and one on the right. I can't drag files from the window on the left to the right one. This works in nautilus, and thunar just like I expect it to work. The weird thing ...
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Why's this PCManFM command line not working?

PCManFM doesn't remember view-mode for specific folders. The pcmanfm.conf file in: /home/user/.config/pcmanfm/default saves view_mode=[0,1,2,3] for all folders. Default being 0 (icon view), I chose ...
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how could I make the PCmanFM don't display the windows system partition?

I use the ubuntu and the windows system on my pc, when i open the file manage PCManFM in Lubuntu, the left side show me my windows partition,ie my C: D: partition in windows, but i don't won't it ...
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how to skip “execute file” dialog in lubuntu (PCManFM)

When I click on an executable file in PCManFM (default file manager in Lubuntu), I get an “Execute File” dialog with three options (Execute, Execute in terminal, Cancel). Is there a way to set default ...
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PCManFM bookmarks not being respected by other applications

I've just migrated from Lubuntu 12.10 to Lubuntu 13.04 and PCManFM bookmarks are not working properly. Bookmarks work fine when on PCManFM but if you goto to Firefox, Chromium, Leafpad, LibreOffice ...
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How can I set the default view per folder in Nautilus, Thunar, and PCManFM?

I know of the default setting in Nautilus to set the default view, but that sets it for all directories. What I'm looking for is to set the "list view" for specific folders, but Nautilus does not seem ...
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How to remove duplicate element from context menu?

When I right click on a folder - I see double element "file" - open in Nautilus (installed on my Lubuntu).
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.ogv video thumbnails in pcmanfm?

Is it possible to create video previews for ogv type media in PCManFM? I installed Totem, but this seems to only work for Thunar and Nautilus.
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Pcmanfm — thumbnail disappears after opening file

Pcmanfm has a strange behaviour with video thumbnails. Every time I right-click and choose "VLC media player" the thumbnail disappears. Reloading view makes video thumbnail reappear again.
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How to Replace Thunar with PcManFM

How should I do to replace Thunar with PCManFM in Xubuntu? I have tried but just removing Thunar and instaling PCManFM. And PCManFM doesn't succeed Thunar features like integrated with Dropbox, ...
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LXDE: PCManFM Thumbnails of images > 2MB are not shown

Im using LXDE, with PCManFM but images bigger than 2MB are just shown with image-symbol and not with the thumbnail. How Can I change that behavior?
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Extra pane (split view) in file manager [duplicate]

The latest version of Nautilus (called now Files) removed the extra pane feature (F3). I really miss this, so I've been looking some other file manager and found pcmanfm. It's very lightweight and ...
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PCmanFM prompt “This file is executable. Do you want to execute it?” when double clicking a file

I use Lubuntu. I downloaded a .tar.bz2 of Sublime Text 2, and extracted it. When I double click the sublime_text executable, a window pops up with "This file is executable. Do you want to execute it?" ...
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Problems after changing from PCManFM to Nautilus

I have to use LXDE because of the age of my system, and I quite like it. But after I changed the default file manager from PCManFM to Nautilus (via this) and restarted, I just get a background color ...
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Can I change LXDE default file browser to [duplicate]

I have to use LXDE as my DE because of the age of my computer/hardware, and I like it a lot, but I also like using Nautilus as my File Manager (it appears to have more options) for basic file ...
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Filemanagers crash all the time

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 and having problems with the filemanager. When I try to open the filemanager nothing happens. In the dmesg log the following error is shown: pcmanfm[2330]: segfault at 10 ip ...
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How do I open pcmanfm in a specific directory?

I can't find the answer to this simple question. What command should I use to open pcmanfm in a specific directory? As an example, I want to run: pcmanfm /home/truc/musique. However, this doesn't ...
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How to add option to make a file executable in PCManFM's context menu?

Nautilus and Thunar have a such context menu option under Properties/Permissions, but not PCManFM, Lubuntu's default file and desktop manager (at least not yet in the present v. 1.1.). But under ...
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pcmanfm shortcut not launching in lubuntu 12.10

I am using lubuntu 12.10. Until yesterday everything was fine. But today all of a sudden the PCmanFM shortcut does not launch my home folder. I had to open my home folder using pcmanfm /home in ...
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How to access Samba shares in Lubuntu 12.10

Lubuntu uses PCmanFM as it's default file manager. I want to access my samba share with PCmanFM to upload and download files. I've already installed the "samba" and "cifs-utils" packages and thier ...
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How to convert flv file(s) to mp3 from PCManFM's (Open with) context menu?

Opening a terminal in a folder that contains a flv file called "one" (one.flv) and running this command: ffmpeg -i one.flv one.mp3 the flv file is converted to mp3 with the same name and in the same ...
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Why is it a difference between the displayed versions of LXPanel?

I am in Lubuntu Quantal and when trying to see LXPanel version I see the following: ~$ apt-cache policy lxpanel lxpanel: Installed: 0.5.10+git20120823-0ubuntu1 Candidate: ...
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Fluxbox: No folder icons in Thunar and PCManFM

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 installation and wanted to try out Fluxbox as a lightweight window manager. When I open Thunar it displays no icons for folders. I googled and made sure I have a .gtkrc-2.0 in ...
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Pcmanfm displays duplicate drive entries in sidebar, how do I fix this?

Pcmanfm is displaying duplicate drive entries in the sidebar. This occurs even if the drives are not mounted and at times will display 3 to 4 drive duplicates. How do I fix this?
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How to set PcManFm as the default file manager?

I think Nautilus is so slow, and I'd like to move to PCmanFM, but didn't find any good tips how to do this in Ubuntu 12.10. I have PCmanFM installed already, and I even changed: $ sudo gedit ...
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After upgrade to xubuntu 12.10 I have 2 mount points for each partition

Just upgraded Xubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 (both XFCE and LXDE desktops are being used at this system). Now I have 2 mount points for each partition. It looks like this: It appears this way in both ...
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How to minimize a window using mouse in PCManFM?

How can I minimize a window using mouse in PCManFM? I'm using Elementary Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 12.04 Update I tried to bring the minimize button back by opening gconf-editor and change ...
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Is it possible to run `Extract here` or `Compress`/`Create archive`with other archivers than the three listed (in PCManFM)?

I have installed 7pzip and peazip to handle archives but after setting one of them as default and using Extract here or Compress/Create archive I am prompted as below Selecting one in the list ...
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How to set which archiver is used when executing `Extract here` menu command in file manager?

I can see that I can change the default archiver etc but I do not think that this changes also the program that handles archives when using Extract here in right-click menu. Sometimes this command ...
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PCman filemanager displays old data on USB mounted drive

When I plug in usb flash drive, or even my camera and open File Manager only old data that was previously on usb drive (or Camera's memory card) is shown. I can't open any of those files or see any ...
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How to see the full file name on the Lubuntu Desktop?

If I have a file with several characters in it, only a certain number of initial characters is displayed on the Lubuntu desktop and Xfce desktops. For example, I have a file titled, ...
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Custom folder icon in lubuntu's PCman File Manager

i just want to ask, if anyone knows how to change icons of programs, folder etc. in PCman FileManager, Nautilus or Dolphin can do this, but PCman not. Thanks for reply PS: i want to change it ...
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Not all the icons have changed after installing a new icon theme in Lubuntu

I have installed an icon theme in Lubuntu. Icons have changed but not every icon. Folder icons are the same but there are many more icons for music folder, video folder etc. Opera has new icon, but ...
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Is text and ogg file thumbnailing available outside of Nautilus?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and in Nautilus I can see thumbnails of several files including ogg (with embedded artwork) and text files, just like in this screenshot: It's a nice feature. I can't see ogg ...