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That is Nautilus Terminal. Nautilus Terminal is a terminal embedded in Nautilus, the GNOME's file browser. It is always open in the current folder, and follows the navigation (the cd command is automatically executed when you move to an other folder). Nautilus Terminal has a lot of functionalities: It always follows your navigation in your folders. It ...


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Perhaps consider using a pure command line method to transfer very large amounts files, you will find the process is substantially faster than using a gui. There are many, many different ways to do this, the following worked quickly and efficiently on my system: find . -maxdepth 1 -type f -print0 | xargs -0 mv -t <destination> Your input directory ...


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This is my experience with Gnome 3.18, it would seem to vary based on desktop environment, i.e. Nautilus does on Gnome and Dolphin does on KDE but not the other way round, best bet is use the file manager that came with your desktop. With Nautilus, it will warn you first, here is the exact message For Dolphin, the answer was no, it tried to copy a file ...


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Why this is a challenging question The question has a few challenges: nautilus does not communicate directly from the command line, to get the currently active directory for example, nor can you "send" the currently opened folder (-window) to another directory from the command line. In the current path, as requested via "NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_CURRENT_URI", ...


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Copy the contents of /usr/share/applications/sublime_text.desktop to ~/.local/share/applications/sublime_text.desktop. Then in the terminal type: sudo update-desktop-database


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The official version nautilus 1:3.14.2-0ubuntu12 from 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)'s official main repository already includes the Open in terminal functionality. If you check any folder's context menu, you'll see it's already there without installing any additional package. So nautilus-open-terminal is not necessary on 15.10 systems any more. I can proof this ...


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I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with unity 7.4.0 (default) . These are my results : In Nautilus , It shows warning before copying : Same with Thunar, But no warning in pcmanfm, No warning in In dolphin, even in the end!! it just stopps when it realized that there is not enough space.


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After killing all nautilus proccesses, the problem is fixed for me: $ killall nautilus It is not a great soution either but it is easier than reboot :)


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The prefix 0 already makes the file to be sorted at very first in Nautilus. What can come before the very first file? No files could, except directories. This is true regardless of locale in use. File naming In the following example, I first created an empty text file named apple.txt then made multiple copies and rename each of the files by adding single ...


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Create a new (empty) file with the file type of your choice in ~/Templates, eg a simple (txt) file: touch ~/Templates/empty.txt After that you can create a new file with a right click in Nautilus. Example screenshot


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1. Start up nautilus with a maximized window To start nautilus with a maximized window, you can use the script below: #!/usr/bin/env python3 import subprocess import time import sys def w_list(): try: pid = subprocess.check_output(["pgrep", "nautilus"]).decode("utf-8").strip() w_list = subprocess.check_output(["wmctrl", "-lp"]).decode("...


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Actually, you also need to have gnome-terminal installed for this to work. Might be interesting for all users not having installed the full gnome desktop, but e.g. xubuntu and nautilus. It's not going to fall back on any other terminal you might have installed...


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When a .file has a dot before his name, that means it is hidden -> The long story To display it on nautilus, you can try the shortcut ctrl + H If you are on console, try ls -a


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The nautilus-open-terminal extension runs the terminal with a command: /* interactive shell */ command = g_strdup_printf ("cd %s && exec $SHELL", quoted_path); So that particular terminal preference will be ignored, since the terminal is not starting a shell, but running a command. It doesn't look like you can change it without modifying the ...


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No, unfortunately it is not possible.


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One fairly straightforward way would be to use zenity e.g. # basic syntax zenity --file-selection --directory --filename="$PWD/" A simple code (source: gnome zenity help) #!/bin/bash DIR=`zenity --file-selection --directory --title="Select a File"` case $? in 0) echo "\"$DIR\" selected.";; 1) echo "No ...


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Both packages are in the Ubuntu universe repository. Enable this repository in Software & Updates as per screen-shot below. After that sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus-refresh


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The property Allow executing file as program is not enough. Change the settings in Nautilus Preferences or via terminal: gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences executable-text-activation ask


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I had similar experience before, it is normal when dealing with a large number of files. I was having a large collection of PDF data-sheets (electronic parts). GUI tools check for some file details & meta data (Icon/Thumbnail, Size, ...), it will be a big deal in such case. Even in Icon View and without thumbnails, they will freeze as most of them are ...


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It turned out to be an issue with the theme I am using, however I was able to fix it by copying these lines (line 1340 to 1373) (the part under the "sidebar" comment) from the gtk-widgets.css file (/usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/)...: /*********** * sidebar * ***********/ GtkPlacesSidebar.sidebar .view { background-color: shade (@bg_color, 0.95); ...


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I found the solution by trial and error. I share it if others face this problem. You have to install openssh-server on client machine too. I don't know why, and why I did not encountered this problem in previous versions of Ubuntu. Probably openssh-server was included in the previous installation of Ubuntu desktop.


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The is no setting for this in Nautilus preferences or gesettings. Instead, the default bookarks are hard-coded be built from ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs. It's not enough to just edit~/.config/user-dirs.dirs, however, since the directory list is rebuilt on login from /etc/xdg/user-dirs.defaults. The solution is to comment out the directories that you do not ...


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The schema org.gnome.nautilus.preferences is defined in the file /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/org.gnome.nautilus.gschema.xml which is in the package nautilus-data. Maybe it got damaged somehow. Use sudo apt-get install --reinstall nautilus-data to install that package again.


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Nautilus search ... if tracker is available it will show the results from that. From the link: Tracker provides the following: Indexer for desktop search (for more details see this spec : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IntegratedDesktopSearch) Tag database for doing keyword tagging of any object Extensible metadata database for apps like gedit ...


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Pyrenamer is my tool of choice. It's straightforward to use and has a preview mode.


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This answer is based on historical sources on the Web. The history According to this release note, Xubuntu 6.06 had included Xfce 4.4beta1 and Thunar. This release of Xfce is also the first release to include Thunar as the default file manager, replacing the original Xfce file manager Xffm (now code named 'Rodent'). This dated project site has noted the ...


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The main trick is to find out correctly where the actual icons are located. In order to determine that let's analyze HTML icons. Naming convention for the icons is the same as for the MIME-type, only / is replaced with - and no capital letters are allowed. I.e. MIME-type, say, text/x-changelog will have the icon named text-x-changelog.svg (or png). MIME-type ...


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In my case, I needed to make a script for Meld to compare modifications to folders/files. I'm running on UbuntuGNOME 14.04, with gnome-shell 3.10 and Nautilus (Files) 3.10.1. And I've done like this: Open the folder ~/.local/share/nautilus/scripts/. (Optionally) Create a sub-folder to your script, which in my case was Meld/. Create your bash, perl or ...


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The extension for this menu entry is in the package deja-dup. % apt-file search /usr/lib/nautilus/extensions-3.0/libdeja-dup.so deja-dup: /usr/lib/nautilus/extensions-3.0/libdeja-dup.so Therefore and as you don't use backups (really? You should read this.), a simple solution. Remove Déjà Dup from your system: sudo apt-get remove deja-dup and the menu ...


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dconf is the place to check in this situation. dconf is a low-level configuration system and settings management. Its main purpose is to provide a back-end to GSettings and KSettings on platforms that don't already have configuration storage systems. It depends on GLib. It is part of GNOME 3 and is a replacement for GConf. ~Wikipedia For this you ...



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