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Nautilus is very slow on Ubuntu 14.04 too. I don't know why, maybe problems with plugins? I removed additional Nautilus plugins. It is still very slow and freezes sometimes. I think Canonical should do something, because Ubuntu rocks and should not troubled by a file manager. I'm using the file manager Nemo as a workaround now for a couple of days. It is ...


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Nemo has actions for a while now and you're going to be happy to hear also Selection=any and also Extensions=any!!!


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I don't know about 13.04 but in my 14.04 you can edit preferences and enable "Navigate folders in a tree" from the display tab. I learned it from here: http://frayd.us/blog/enabling-file-tree-view-ubuntu/


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if you want to disable thumbnail feature in nautilus as: open nautilus by clicking Files in launcher in menu bar click on Edit > Preferences then go to Preview tab as show below. "Show thumbnails:" set it to "Never" Note you will not be able to see thumbnail preview for any file type


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You should never run a graphical application (such as nautilus) with sudo. You should use gksu instead if you need to do this. Unfortunately, using a graphical application as sudo creates a lot of problems which you are discovering can be difficult to clean up. The technical explanation behind this is that the program you are executing will be executed ...


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In case anyone stumbles on this thread looking in vain for a solution - I've got (most) of a workaround after needing to change the Windows password again. Open Nautilus Choose: Files > Connect to Server Use a direct smb url to connect to the Windows machine (smb://) Sign in with the new credentials This isn't perfect, you can access the machine again ...


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You can use the Mimetypes settings for that action. You'll need to add all the archive types you wish to see the action on individually. (adding in this case is easier than excluding. Screen shows adding for .zip, .tar.xz, .tar.gz & .tar.bz2


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I had the same CRITICAL error, and it was caused by the Python extension. So I solved uninstalling the python-nautilus package, that was installed as a dependence of Insync (that I'm no longer using in this machine). sudo apt-get purge python-nautilus


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go to the directory where you want to open in terminal. make sure your cursor in inside in window(where files are displayed). then press Option key. then context menu pops up. now you can select the open in terminal option.


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Well, first of all, /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc need to be mounted on the remote system. Mount the devices, (you'll need root privileges): $ cd /mnt $ mkdir music movies $ mount /dev/sdb1 music $ mount /dev/sdc1 movies Now back on the client, open up Nautilus. Goto File -> Connect to Server. Fill in the menu that appears, be sure that the folder is either ...


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I installed udisks and stopped having this issue. I don't know if it's an intentional feature of the program, but I certainly appreciate it! If you want to try it: sudo apt-get install udisks


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Yes you can, its actually very simple. Install CCSM if you don't already have it. In the 'commands' section of ccsm assign the command 'close nautilus' to the keybinding you want and there you have it. VERY SIMPLE AND POSSIBLE! In this case your keybinding would be the 'option' key and left click mouse button, just like Mac OSX


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From the command-line, somewhat similar behavior is possible. I tried with nautilus but it doesn't support the 'quit' option with 'URI's (folder paths etc) but thunar does support that. So the below would open the file specified in its associated editor without starting thunar. thunar -q myfolder/myfile.properties Let us know if this helps.


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Here is what you can do (not a solution but a workaround till you resolve the issue): 1) Find out which process is hogging CPU when you copy large files (may be Nautilus / Thunar etc). You can use top or htop to find it. 2) Install cpulimit by issuing sudo apt-get install cpulimit 3) Limit the process found in Step 1 like this cpulimit -e thunar -l 30 ...


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Run the command as root user: chmod 744 /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfsd-smb-browse PS: although it's about access, not about distraction...


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I had large text all tuned for a media centre that's a distance away. Today I opened Nautilus to find same thing, icon's huge, text tiny, no matter what I set Universal Access or zoom to. After a full restart it's back to responding. I've NEVER run into this in any version previous to 14.04. Perhaps due to a recent update? Anyhow, try Universal Access ...


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To mount Host's remote folder so that you can treat remote files as if they were local on your Client, use sshfs instead of sftp.* You will need an OpenSSH Server on Host before the following will work. Mount Host's remote folder on local Client From Client, run [1]: test -e ~/mountpoint || mkdir --mode 700 ~/mountpoint sshfs [email protected]:. ...


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This looks a little old, so I'm not sure if you've already found an answer, but I've recently solved a similar issue. This problem is compounded by multiple issues: The new files browser always pulls information about the various filesystems that are available to it - meaning if you have 5 mounted shares, whether they are SSH, CIFS, or NFS and are visible ...


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I'm not exactly using Ubuntu (but debian), and gnome 3.14, and I had a lot of problems with disabling desktop handling by nautilus. Gconf entries were missing and Tweak tool didn't have "Have file manager handle the desktop" option. And option labeled: "show desktop icons" didn't work. In gnome3 by default nautilus is not handling desktop, so if you nuke ...


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It's not a nemo vs nautilus issue. It's a GTK+2 vs GTK+3 issue. Apps written for GTK+2 will use the familiar-looking Humanity-themed file selection dialog, while apps written for GTK+3 will use the alien, hollow-looking default theme for GTK+3. Unfortunately, the only way to get a consistent UX is to use all GTK+2 apps, or switch to a Qt-based DE like LXQT ...


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Right click the file you want associated to mplayer I am assuming a Video File then > Select Properties > Select Open With Tab > and choose Mplayer


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Just take any file which opens with gedit by default, goto it's properties and change the default app it opens with to gvim. And done!


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I modified Alvin's good script to be (hopefully) more Pythonic (and potentially faster if many files are added, since .hidden is opened only once): #!/usr/bin/env python import os files = os.environ["NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_SELECTED_FILE_PATHS"].split() # According to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NautilusScriptsHowto # the list is newline-delimited, which is ...


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You can periodically run the "maintaining" script below to update the folder with links (e.g. by a cron job or in "Startup Applications", see below). What the script does The script lists all video files (by extension) from up to 10 different directories (or drives) and checks if a similarly named link exists in your "library" folder. If it doesn't, it ...


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Consider using an union mount, using aufs. First install aufs-tools: sudo apt-get install aufs-tools Add an entry to /etc/fstab like so, replacing the paths with appropriate values: none /home/user/Videos aufs br=/home/user/Videos:/media/drive1/Movies:/media/drive2/OtherStuff 0 0 Then do: sudo mount /home/user/Videos ~/Videos should now show the ...


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Since shift-clicking did not work for me I searched and found another solution. Workaround mentioned in the corresponding bug report: Scroll the mouse wheel on the Nautilus icon.


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This sounds like a classic case of system load to me. When you read/write something to/from a drive, it needs to lookup file information. However, that file may be fragmented, in different locations, or even organized. When you copy something from your drive to a USB, you have to read a (potentially) fragmented file and then re-write it to another storage ...


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Nautilus does not support FTPS, see that bug (opened a long time ago but still no progress) As an alternative, you can use FileZilla: FileZilla client supports FTPS both implicit (FTPS:// protocol), and explicit (FTPES://). Source


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The location of the drawer icon of nautilus is: /usr/share/icons/Humanity/apps/128/system-file-manager.svg The name of the icon file is system-file-manager.svg If you want to find icons of other applications, you need to find the name of the icon file and then search for the icon file in the /usr directory. To find the name of an icon file, browse ...


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This might be not much of an useful solution to this problem, but since had exactly the same I thought you might be interested in a work-around. Following these instructions I was able to mount the ftp directory locally, thus being able to edit it in Sublime. It slower then I'm used to, but at least it's something until the Nautilus bug gets fixed.


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I had the same problem when upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 recently - and I wanted to see the free space on the partition. So after searching a while, I decided to code my own plugin that does just that, because I couldn't find anything that does that out of the box. If it helps anyone, here is the link: ...


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To expand on John F. Healy's post: nautilus -q sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal sed -i 's/; (gtk_accel_path "<Actions>\/ExtensionsMenuGroup\/NautilusOpenTerminal::open_terminal" "")/(gtk_accel_path "<Actions>\/ExtensionsMenuGroup\/NautilusOpenTerminal::open_terminal" "F12")/g' ~/.config/nautilus/accels This should work on Ubuntu ...


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Please check your gvfs-backends package, first. $ dpkg -l | grep gvfs-backends ii gvfs-backends If it`s not exist, please install it. $ sudo apt-get install gvfs-backends


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As dez93_2000 mentioned, /media path is blacklisted, but you can remove it from /etc/updatedb.conf and set PRUNE_BIND_MOUNTS to "no". If you run updatedb after that you should notice some time will be spent on processing newly found media devices.


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Short answer - you may install any file manager you want, but it won't be default file manager. Personally, I have Dolphin installed, but Nautilus is still default and whenever I say to firefox to open a downloaded file in folder, it opens with Nautilus. If you want to change default file manager you can refer to this post, just make sure to adjust ...


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just do a ppa purge everything will be F9 Run sudo apt-get install ppa-purge it will revert your system back to official versions of all gtk things that come by defAult i hv dOnE it mAH selF ...||


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So I resolved the issue now, but I did not found a simple solution. I basically did a fresh install of gnome: Used synaptic to remove anything related to gnome, ubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-session (mark for complete removal) Ran "sudo apt-get -f install" to resolve unmet dependencies Ran "sudo apt-get install gnome-shell" to reinstall gnome This did the ...


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After doing some google search I found out that the Nautilus used to have right click open with menu but it was removed in updated version of it. As suggested in another answer , one can use that tool but it is too manual . The alternative could be to use Nemo as the file manager . $ sudo apt-get install nemo Now I have right click open with menu .


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You can add custom right-click options with this software. Here is a nice and easy tutorial for it.


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No file has executable permissions when created unless you changed the default umask settings yourself. You always need to set executable permissions yourself. What I want to do is, making all the files with a certain extension non-executable, So that Nautilus will prompt. Nautilus has some options though (in preferences, behaviour, middle set of ...


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Ubuntu offers to execute file only if it has execute permissions. So remove execute permission from all .txt files and you're all set. find /home/yourname -type f -iname "*.txt" -exec chmod -x {} \; Maybe also do the right click 'open with' and change default program to your editor.


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Just found the documentation on this: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/saucy/man5/user-dirs.dirs.5.html Looks like that's the final list.



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