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I don't think there is a problem!! let me explain. If you run the command: $ ls -l /usr/bin/X11 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 1 Apr 8 2014 /usr/bin/X11 -> . As you see above this directory is in deed just a symlink to the current directory which is /usr/bin. So whenever you navigate into this dir you'll remain in same place so you think it's not ...


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echo '(gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/ShellActions/Up" "BackSpace")' >> .config/nautilus/accels Works great!


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I'm on LUbuntu 14.04.2 LTS. The file ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart is empty. But you can edit preferences: In terminal run nano ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/desktop.conf Find the line file_manager/command=pcmanfm Change for file_manager/command=nautilus Restart


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I actually figured out what I wanted to do. If you open Nautilus, go to preferences at the top of the page, then change the default viewing zoom %, then it saves it there for everything you open. Now my view is miles better!


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Answered in comments by OP: I think I have my head around it now. What I wanted to do was create a usable desktop icon from applications outside of my home directory i.e. nautilus. I think I have achieved this by using the command sudo nautilus in terminal and creating a link to my desktop from /usr/share/applications/Files. Then changing the command in ...


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FINALLY from this afternoon until now, i found the caused. Just for sharing, maybe others might encounter this: but it seems quite funny, i just deleted a bunch of PDF files, PNG files and JPEG files. It's working fine now. i figured this out because every time i access desktop's file it hang. i run "sudo killall nautilus" it's working for a while, i can ...


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If you install a package from a staging-repository you have to expect bugs (which programs simply have before they're released as stable versions) and you're encouraged to report this issue at the GNOME bug tracker. More infos in How to file a bug on GNOME's bugzilla?. You'll have to wait until it's fixed, a developer suggest a workaround or use a stable ...


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It's been updated for the latest Ubuntu 15 sudo apt-get install nautilus-admin -y && nautilus -q


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PCManFM supports mounting of network file shares. In the main menu, select Go > Connect to Server... I'm not familiar with WinSCP, but I assume it uses SSH. To mount an SSH share, select SSH and fill in the appropriate information, including at least the host, port (if other than 22), and user. Enter your password and how long you'd like to remain ...


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If you need a SCP client with a GUI, than you could try filezilla: sudo apt-get install filezilla Use sftp as protocol (eg: sftp://myhost) in the Host field as Port 22


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Try using sshfs. sudo apt-get install sshfs - This command will install sshfs for you. Then you just need to mount your ssh directory in your local filesystem, like this: sshfs user@server:/path/to/remote/dir /path/to/local/dir Where the local dir is the place you wish to mount your remote files. You can then browse your remote files using PCManFM. Hope ...


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I would try Nemo first before trying to create a new file manager for Ubuntu, because Nemo already has the features that you are looking for. Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nemo has features like: compact view, all desktop icons, etc. which are not available in the ...


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It's been removed from gtk+ & nautilus starting in 3.14 (15.04) so you'll find it gone in the future if you move up from 14.04 (- I find unfortunate but to each their own.. reference - https://git.gnome.org/browse/nautilus/commit/?h=gnome-3-14&id=67fdde6a9ff2dcbe3ae25fa3e259e77a4951cc46


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Not an answer. I don't have the rep to comment. Sorry. Here is the link to the bug on launchpad, but it sadly has no activity: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/1369053 Also, a similar question was asked an year ago, and has no answers, so I'm guessing this can't be done.


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The problem was that file-roller somehow became corrupted. I just had to reinstall it and everything is working.


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I had the same problem, I looked into the codes too (gtk-3 and unity folders in the Ambiance theme) but, at the end, the problem is related to themes associated with Ambiance (it's explained here). Steps to fix: Kill Nautilus (ALT+F2 killall nautilus) Open Unity Tweak Tool Select the Ambiance theme Open Nautilus again


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This happens due to a bug in nautilus, which has been fixed in nautilus 3.14.3. The problem should disappear once the update rolls out. As a workaround until then, you can either install 2.14.3 manually, or simply avoid using the button (instead opening the Dropbox folder from a nautilus window). If you happen to do it anyway by force of habit, you can ...


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OK, it's a bug. Probably the nautilus issue is launched before the shell that sets up the SSH* variable. Workaround (ugly). open a terminal kill the file manager: nautilus -q restart it again: nautilus close the terminal Now the new nautilus session in the desktop is descendent from a shell with the SSH_AUTH_SOCK correctly set up, and the spawned ...


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Go to Nautilus: and in the View drop-down menu, click zoom out or just press Ctrl+-


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First, open nautilus. Then, click on a blank space in nautilus. Finally, press CTRL + + to increase the size of the icons; press CTRL + - to decrease the size of the icons. Alternatively, you can press CTRL and scroll up with the mouse-wheel or touchpad to increase the size of the icons; press CTRL and scroll down with the mouse-wheel or touchpad decrease ...


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If not nautilus itself, are there any alternates that may help accomplish this ? Have you tried WinSCP? You can download a portable executable from their website and execute it using WINE. Install WINE using sudo apt-get install wine Download and unpack the portable executable from http://winscp.net/eng/download.php Run WinSCP.exe using the context ...


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I think you are one of the Gnome3 ppa victims. It happens when you upgrade your system with gnome3 ppa. In my case following command brought back menu icons. gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides "{'Gtk/ButtonImages': <1>, 'Gtk/MenuImages': <1>}"


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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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You need to zoom out. Use Ctrl + Scroll to zoom in and out, like you would do on a webpage. You might also prefer listview - at the top click the icon that looks like this: ≡. It will look like this instead:


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The executable file for Dropbox lies in the “/usr/bin” folder and it is pointing to the “/var/lib/dropbox” folder for its config files. Since the “/var/lib/dropbox’ folder is in the root directory, it will need superuser permission for Dropbox to be able to access it. However, that is not the main cause of the problem. The main issue is that your config ...


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OK looks like I found a very simple answer! I just run: sudo apt-get purge nautilus-dropbox Then it worked.


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It's the scrolling animation. Nautilus and gedit now include an effect for when you scroll. If, however, your GTK theme isn't compatible with those animations, that happens. Just update your theme or switch it for another.


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You have for some reason named the file "is_rsa" instead of "id_rsa". Also you should have copied the id_rsa.pub file, but you may be able to recover it from another host you have set up for password-free login. Last time I did this I archived the .ssh folder instead.


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It should not be possible normally to log in as root. If it's possible than via ssh://root@host in Nautilus. If it's not possible to login via root in Nautilus, than you have a problem, because you can't change the user in Nautilus. A better way is to connect via ssh username@host in a terminal. Become root access via su - and change the ...


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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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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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You could just use the cd command to move to your folder step by step from the terminal and then use any editor to create a file, such as cd Desktop/../.. nano a This opens "a" file. Just save the file by clicking Ctrl+o and exit with Ctrl+x. Two dots ".." is for parent directory.


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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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To make nautilus search all files, simply avoid clicking "All Files". So nautilus search does indeed work, its the "All Files" button that does not. -update- I can not reproduce this. The / always becomes "Home" and the "All Files" button active. I am using Nemo instead of Nautilus now. (suggested by Tim)


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It searches wherever you have selected, the current directory. There are also 2 searches. This is the first: Type and it will search the current location, and select the folder with that name. If there are multiple with the same starting with the current search, it will chose the first by current sorting (alphabetically by default). Then there is the ...


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The search isn't broken. But for a systemwide search it's better to use more powerful tools like locate or find in a terminal. Eg. find / -type d -iname "*nginx*" The command starts a search in the root of your file system an searches all folders with nginx in the name. locate fstab Search for fstab, a file in /etc. If you still do not find a folder ...


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Please make sure that you navigate the nautilus to the parent directory of /home. For example File System that you can search all of the file in your machine. To perform search just simply press Ctrl+F. Please note that: I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3 Classic. Source


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Found a workaround for the problem. In CompizConfig Settings Manager > General > General Options, turn Focus prevention level OFF.



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