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2answers
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
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Right-click on home folder in unity launcher does not populate the bookmark list

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I also installed Unity Window Quicklists by following this link. I added a few bookmarks (shortcuts) to the left side selection in nautilus: ...
6
votes
5answers
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How to escape spaces in .desktop files Exec line

I want to make a .desktop file like described here. [Desktop Entry] Name=Sublime Text 2 GenericName=Sublime Text 2 Comment=Edit text files Exec=/home/user/opt/sublime/Sublime Text 2/sublime_text %U ...
3
votes
1answer
126 views

Can I remove the Ctrl+W shortcut in Nautilus?

I'm looking for some way to unplug the Ctrl+W shortcut in Nautilus that closes the window. The reason is that when I drag a file out of Nautilus into my text editor, I almost always close it after ...
3
votes
1answer
318 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
313 views

How to use keystrokes to browse with Nautilus

Very often, when I use a file manager, I like to use the keyboard to move around. In Nautilus this is very difficult. For example, when I press Alt + → with a folder selected, it opens; but how can ...
4
votes
1answer
232 views

Where do I find information about Templates for Create Document

If I right click on the desktop in Unity the context menu has 'Create Document'. Selecting this, I get the options 'No templates installed' and 'Empty File'. What kind of templates can I install ...
9
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2answers
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How can I expand all folders while in the list view?

I have a music folder that contains about 15 other folders, each only a single level deep. Is there any way, via keyboard or other, to open the music folder in list view and expand all of the ...