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Launch file manager from terminal with a keyboard shortcut

I would like to use a keyboard shortcut to launch the file manager in the working directory of the terminal (the reverse equivalent of Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here"). How can ...
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Unity : Are these bugs?

Ubuntu Unity has some issues that I'm not sure if they should be reported as bugs or is just my fad. Run a command (Global Shortcut Alt + F2) cannot find anything for Files, Calculator, Text ...
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Is there any shortcut keys to open nautilus

By ctrl+alt+t I can open terminal. So Is there any keyswitch to open nautilus? or we should define that?
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How can I undo a recently closed tab in Nautilus?

Most browsers have a 'undo closed tab' which will reopen a closed tab in case you closed it by mistake. For firefox, it's ctrl+shift+t. Can I replicate this behaviour in nautilus and how? I looked at ...
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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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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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What is the syntax for the Nautilus accels file?

Nautilus 3.8 can have its keyboard shortcuts customised through the ~/.config/nautilus/accels file. I see that the general syntax for this file is Scheme, but what is the syntax for the keys ...
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How to switch between tabs in Nautilus? [duplicate]

In Firefox or Chromium I usectrl+tab (or ctrl+shift+tab) for this function.
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search only the current directory on key press in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am currently using 13.04. Till 12.10 in file browser (nautilus) pressing any key press will select the directory starting with that key. For example when i do the below Opening a nautilus Press D ...
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1answer
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Nautilus - How to duplicate the current window

Sometimes I need to open the same directory twice. If I try to open it from a bookmark, Nautilus sees it is already opened so it simply focuses it. If I do Ctrl + N, the new window opens home. Is ...
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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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1answer
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Shortcut for nautilus

I would like to use Super+E as a shortcut to open Nautilus. Whenever I add Super+E as a shortcut in System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts it works fine. But after I reboot/re-log Super+E does not ...
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How to switch between nautilus window and (gnome-)terminal

I need a fast possibility to switch between a nautilus window and a (gnome-terminal) in the same working directory. At the moment I'm using the following setup: nautilus -> terminal: ...
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0answers
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Nautilus in Ubuntu 13.04 lost the shortcut key for jumping to list view [duplicate]

In the version of Nautilus included with Ubuntu 12.10, you could press Ctrl+2 to switch to file list view, instead of the default grid view. After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 this feature doesn't seem ...
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What are the new Nautilus (3.6) shortcuts in Ubuntu 13.04?

I post this question since new nautilus is very 'keyboard unfriendly', specially for one-key shortcuts. From 3.4 to 3.6 the very useful 'backspace' shortcut to go to parent directory has gone (along ...
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Bring back `BackSpace` Keyboard Shortcuts on nautilus and thunar

I want to use the "BackSpace" button as a shortcut key on nautilus. I want to return to the previous folder whilst browsing the Home folder, just like windows 7. Also I want the same thing while ...
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Is it possible to use the Backspace key in Files 3.6 to return to the previous directory like in Nautilus?

If there is something that I'm really addicted is in pushing the Backspace key every time I want to return to the previous directory in the old file manager (Nautilus), but now with Files I can't do ...
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1answer
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In a “Save as … ” dialog, what's the quickest way to keyboard-navigate to “tmp” and to indiv. bookmarks in the “Places” side-pane of Nautilus?

Building on my earlier question, where the accepted answer used keyboard accelerators for some elements of the dialog, I'm still trying to find the accelerator (and/or quickest way) to select ...
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In Nautilus' “Save As … ” dialog, how can I open a (sub-)folder using my keyboard (rather than the mouse)?

a case of ... title says it all ? In Nautilus' "Save As ... " dialog, how can I open a sub-folder using my keyboard (rather than the mouse) ? thx !
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In a “Save as … ” dialog, what's the quickest way to keyboard-navigate to “Recently Used” in the “Places” side-pane of Nautilus?

With this and this in mind, what's the quickest way to keyboard-navigate to "Recently Used" in the "Places" side-pane in a (Nautilus) "Save as ... " dialog? Currently, the quickest ( ! ) way I know ...
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273 views

Shortcut keys to create Empty Text Document in Nautilus? [duplicate]

In Nautilus there is a shortcut key to create a new folder witch is Ctrl + Shift + N. Is there such thing to create Empty Text Document?
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594 views

How to create option to insert time stamp?

While editing text documents I need to put time stamps frequently. I thought of automating it in 2 different ways. None of these seem to be working. Using nautilus-actions I set up a new ...
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1answer
920 views

How I can launch my browser and Nautilus using defaults Ubuntu 12.04 shortcut?

In keyboard shortcut settings I see a launcher section that have 'WWW' and 'Explorer' labels inside the key combination column of the shortcut definition. What keys I must press to launch my browser ...
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1answer
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Launch nautilus with option for path

I have Ctrl+Super+N set to launch gksu nautilus. This set me thinking: can I have a prompt that comes up that asks me for a path to open? Ideally, I'd be able to hit a key combo, type ...
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1answer
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Go to the parent directory in Files/Nautilus Ubuntu 12.10

In Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome3) they've removed the "go to parent directory" using Backspace. I was very used to it... I've seen in source code comments that they've removed this support and there are at ...
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1answer
466 views

creating a keyboard shortcut to open a specific folder/directory

I have dropbox installed. So I would like to create a keyboard shortcut to open my dropbox directory in nautilus ? what is the command that I have to put in the 'command' field ? Thanks
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How to change the Nautilus keyboard shortcut for changing tabs? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to change the keyboard shortcut for changing tabs from CtrlPageUp to CtrlTab. I think it's a very common and useful shortcut and I was surprised to discover it isn't include in ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't the delete key move a file to the trash?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook Pro. I have a file selected in Nautilus and I'd like to move it to the trash. Hitting delete takes me back in the history (like alt+left) Ctrl+delete does ...
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1answer
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How to move between Nautilus panes?

I believe Nautilus is the file system in Ubuntu. When I have two tabs open, in say my home directory, how do I move between them easily? Is there a shortcut key? For example: In Firefox, Ctrl + Tab ...
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Disable shift-delete for file deletion

As an re-education procedure in order to reduce (likely) future data loss, I wish to disable the Shift+Del functionality to delete files in Ubuntu (11.10 and 12.04). Also, if I could replace it with a ...
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1answer
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Nautilus: open Extra Pane showing specific location?

The default behavior of F3 in Nautilus is to open the Extra Pane, showing the same location as the first pane. Is it possible to change this behavior or add something new which will open the extra ...
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Cannot set custom shortcut using can-change-accels in Nautilus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Assigning shortcuts (accelerators) to Nautilus 3 Just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and enabled in dconf -> org->gnome->desktop->interface and enabled can-change-accels. But ...
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1answer
525 views

F2 to rename file open terminal

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome-shell 3.2, and i may have done something wrong (probably with dconf or gconf). But now pressing F2 within nautilus opens a terminal, and Shift+F2 do the rename ...
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1answer
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Can one define a keyboard shortcut to perform command on file selected in nautilus?

Say you're looking at files in nautilus. Is there some way to define a keyboard shortcut to execute command on the currently marked file? For example, when I want to share photos, I'm often browsing ...
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Assigning shortcuts (accelerators) to Nautilus 3

I want to assign some shortcuts to menu actions in Nautilus 3.2.1 running under Ubuntu 11.10. I followed the steps shown here How do you create a "new document" keyboard shortcut? but it did ...
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2answers
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Keyboard shortcut (accels) forgotten after reboot?

Following on from my question here: Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here" I have found that my accels are forgotten after a reboot and have to be assigned again. Why is this, and ...
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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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3answers
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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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4answers
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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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4answers
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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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Why do i have to shift - right / left key to open and close folders in nautilus, eclipse, etc.?

In windows, you could navigate tree menus with left/right keys, now in ubuntu 11.04 (and perhaps previous versions?) i have to hold the shift key while i do that, its quite annoying, any way to ...
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1answer
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Nautilus shortcut for new blank files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you create a “new document” keyboard shortcut? Just like Ctrl-Shift-N for folders. Is it possible?
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516 views

Vim keybindings for nautilus

Is there a way to configure nautilus to use vim keybdings. By vim keybindings I am not saying just h j k l but other things like regex search on filenames too. I know I can simply use a command ...
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1answer
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Opening files in Nautilus with the Space key, how to disable?

Is there a way to prevent Nautilus from opening a file or entering a directory when pressing the Space key? I would like to disable this behavior. Is this possible?
2
votes
1answer
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How to auto-expand ALL sub-directory levels in Nautilus tree view, via the keyboard?

In Nautilus tree-view, pressing * (asterisk) expands the selected directory structure by ONE level. Pressing * again will expand the structure by one more level. ...etc, etc, untl all levels are ...
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2answers
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In Nautilus is there hot-key to the side-pane's drop-down mode-selection list (Place, Tree, etc)?

In Nautilus, I sometimes want to change the mode of the side-pane (Tree, Places, etc). This can be done via the a mouse click on the drop button at the top of the side-pane. ...but there is no ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu: “Editable Menu Accelerators” (on a per app basis). Where is this option?

I keep seeing references to a config option calld Editable Menu Accelerators or Editable Menu Shortcut Keys. This is exactly what I need, but all the directions I've read about how to find that ...
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4answers
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Can I set up Nautilus to use a Midnight Commander-like hot keys scheme for 2-panel mode?

I have been using "commanders" with DOS and Windows for more than 15 years. Needless to say it'd significantly improve my comfort if I could be able to create directories by pressing F7, deleting by ...
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2answers
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How do I revert to the pathbar after the address bar is visible in Nautilus?

When using Nautilus you can use CTRL+L to display the addressbar. How do you revert back to the pathbar? Is there a shortcut key?