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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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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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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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Create your own thumbnailer: sudo nano /usr/share/thumbnailers/gif.thumbnailer Add the following content: [Thumbnailer Entry] TryExec=convert Exec=convert %i[0] -resize %sx%s %o MimeType=image/gif; Install imagemagick (just in case it's not installed by default): sudo apt-get install imagemagick Clear the cache: rm -r ~/.cache/thumbnails source


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Easily you can edit the file: gedit ~/.config/nautilus/servers You can edit the file and remove some entries or if you just want to delete all history you can remove this file: rm ~/.config/nautilus/servers


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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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The easiest method is this keyboard combo: Alt+F, D, E. This basically mimics Florian Diesch’s answer: Alt+F opens “File”, D opens “New Documents” and E is for “Empty Document”.


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To achieve this we will edit nautilus.css. We will do this for the current user and not system-wide. Copying your theme to your home folder Open a terminal: mkdir ~/.themes/ cp -R /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/ ~/.themes/ (if you are not using the Ambiance theme (default), you will need to adapt the last command) Editing nautilus.css In a terminal open ...


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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", ...


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To add the option to run as root to the nautilus (Files) launcher: Copy the .desktop file, representing nautilus in the launcher, from the global directory /usr/share/applications to ~/.local/share/applications which is on 14.04 and 14.10 : nautilus.desktop: cp /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop ~/.local/share/applications and on 15.04 and 15.10 ...


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nautilus . works perfectly using the Nautilus version from the default repositories, so it's probably a bug in the Nautilus version from the GNOME repository. As a workaround until the bug is fixed, you may use this command to open Nautilus in the current working directory: nautilus "$PWD"


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What you need is a single command: rsync To do the very fist copy do a: cd path/to/local/directory rsync --verbose --recursive --progress /path/to/cloud Whenever you get disconnected or want to update, just do a: cd path/to/local/directory rsync --verbose --recursive --progress --update /path/to/cloud For more bells and whistles: man page here.


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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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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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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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gksudo seems appropriate: gksudo nautilus / & From the gksudo man page: gksu is a frontend to su and gksudo is a frontend to sudo. Their pri‐ mary purpose is to run graphical commands that need root without the need to run an X terminal emulator and using su directly. Note: if gksudo is not available for your release of Ubuntu you can ...


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You can't. Nautilus 3.18 isn't available for Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu 14.04 is too old, or the required libraries are too old. You could try it for yourself to compile. But you will not succeed. To use Nautilus 3.18 you need at least Ubuntu 15.10 with some additionally PPAs or wait for Ubuntu 16.04.


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If there is no blank space you have to use New Document » Empty Document from the File menu.


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I don't think it's possible to have both buttons and path at the same time. On a side note, another way to permanently enable the path instead of buttons is to use dconf, a "low-level key/value database designed for storing desktop environment settings". Install dconf-tools and launch dconf-editor: $ sudo apt-get install --yes dconf-tools $ dconf-editor ...


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Finally solved it! I don't know why but Nautilus 3.10 treats in an odd way the ~/.ssh/config file, or at least this is what I've experienced. This is how my ~/.ssh/config file looks like: Host aws_host HostName [host ip addres] User ubuntu IdentityFile ~/.ssh/your_key.pem DO NOT use your DNS name on your "Host" OR "HostName" variables or you may ...


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You can do that using nautilus-action-Configuration-Tool Install the tool using using sudo apt-get install nautilus-action After that close all the open nautilus instances nautilus -q Open nautilus-action-Configuration-Tool. Then click on add new action button and name your action. Click the Command tab and enter the command vlc --one-instance You ...


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Simple as checking a box. And then you can use <- and -> arrow key to open and close folders.


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The canonical command to create an empty file is indeed touch. From the command line, enter touch <filename(including full path)>. (Although, beware arguments containing spaces.)


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In Trusty udisks2 is installed by default and used by nautilus. The binary is in /usr/bin/udisksctl found via dpkg -L udisks2 | grep bin/ from man udisksctl NAME udisksctl - The udisks command line tool SYNOPSIS udisksctl status udisksctl info {--object-path OBJECT | --block-device DEVICE} udisksctl mount ...


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The PPA ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa doesn't contain Vivid packages. Therefore you can't install rabbitvcs via this PPA. rabbitvcs-nautilus is also in the Ubuntu repositories sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus Output of apt-cache policy rabbitvcs-nautilus rabbitvcs-nautilus: Installed: 0.16-1 Candidate: 0.16-1 Version table: *** 0.16-1 0 ...


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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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just kill the command again: go the terminal from which you run the command sudo nautilus and then press the key Ctrl+C Or easily just close the terminal by clicking on X, this would kill nautilus process


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Just use the command apt-get --purge remove nautilus-open-terminal with sudo sudo apt-get --purge remove nautilus-open-terminal This is because some commands require administrative privileges to run, and sudo can give you that. Just be careful that you know what the command is for, when you're using sudo along with it.


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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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