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Busy mouse on dock after opening text files

When opening text files (via double-click) from Nautilus, I noticed some strange behavior. While the text editor is opening the file, the Nautilus window shows the "busy" cursor — and so does ...
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2answers
218 views

How to get Dash to open folders? [closed]

When I search for a folder in my home directory using the Dash, the folder shows up. However, when I click on the folder, nothing happens. How can I get nautilus to launch when I click on the folder? ...
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0answers
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How can I drag & Drop a JPG-File into Scribus?

If I try to drag&drop a JPG (or other Graphic file) from Nautilus via the Unity Dash into Scribus, the Dash symbol’s are "grayed" and only some App's are usable but not Scribus. How can I make ...
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7answers
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Nautilus is very slow

One month ago I updated (no fresh install) to 12.04. Since then nautilus got extremely slow. When I open a folder that contains many subfolders I sometimes have to wait 4 seconds until everything is ...
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1answer
246 views

In Unity, the folder containing a file selected in the dash is opened in Nautilus instead of opening the file with the corresponding application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Files lens and xdg-open only open nautilus but not the correct applicatiion In 12.04, since yesterday the behavior of the dash in Unity has changed. Previously (and I ...
4
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1answer
546 views

How can I click the “Home Folder” on dash to open another Nautilus explorer when there is one already opened? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and really satisfied with the Unity. But there is one thing annoying me. If I click the Home Folder button on dash, and for example I want to copy some files from one folder ...
3
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4answers
860 views

Opening a file opens the folder the file is in, not the file itself

Whenever I try to open a file (such as an .odt, or .doc) from say, the Dash or the Firefox Downloads, Ubuntu 11.10 opens Nautilus to the the folder where the file is, rather than just going to the ...
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2answers
439 views

How do I find the folder/directory that a file is in (without using find)?

With the advent of the dash I can easily open a file which I do not know the location of. How can I find out where the file resides in the directory structure without using "find" or "locate" or ...
4
votes
2answers
667 views

View the folder of a selected file in the dash

When browsing files in the dash and I click a file it opens the file. Is it possible to instead choose to view the folder of the file in Nautilus? If, how? Here's an example to clarify. I want to ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

Why doesn't the search function in the Unity dash (11.04) return the same results in Nautilus search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shouldn't unity's dash's “find files” find files that i haven't used yet? When i use the Unity dash to search for files it doesn't return the ...
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1answer
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How can I get a set of files into the Zeitgeist index for dash access?

I understand, based on a number of other sources, that files will not appear in a dash search until they have been opened, due to the search drawing from zeitgeist. As an example, this is ...