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If you have a previously opened Nautilus window, holding Shift and clicking the launcher icon will open a new window. Works for all applications. Open a new instance of a window: Shift + Left click on launcher icon.


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This is a easy way to open new Nautilus window that I found for myself: Open terminal and type gksudo nautilus /usr/share/applications/ press Enter type your password Now find files application. There are two files which one of them only open one Nautilus window and the other one open more than Nautilus window if you clicked on icons. If you go to ...


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Simple solution The bookmarks that you mention are stored in `~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks. The simpelest solution is to write-protect the file by the command: chmod 464 ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks to set it back to default: chmod 664 ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks To switch between the two, you can set two different key combinations (on/off) for these ...


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The answer is Enter your ssh ip address: sftp://youripaddress not ssh://youripaddress


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I think I've got the answer to this. Depressing as it is. The Gnome folks have re-engineered nautilus (Ubuntu File Manager) such that it no longer has these features. Very strange, but it seems to have been a conscious decision. There is talk of Ubuntu dropping nautilus as its file manager and replacing it with one derived from merging their phone and ...


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In my experience adempewolff's popular and helpful answer above was necessary, but not sufficient, to allow me to mount my Windows NTFS partition for writing with Ubuntu. As instructed elsewhere I turned Fast Startup off before trying to install Ubuntu and I removed the Hibernate Option on the "Shutdown" menu, too. I still couldn't write to my Windows ...


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After finished editing the file user-dirs.dirs and add these bookmarks (you can use also @JacobVlijm's answer ), you have to run xdg-user-dirs-gtk-update to update this file.


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The default entries, which are added automatically to the Files launcher icon (not the ones, mentioned in the .desktop file) , are stored in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks, as lines in the format: file:///home/[your_username]/Documents file:///home/[your_username]/Downloads etc. I am afraid you will have to re-enter them manually if the file was messed up ...


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First go to the directory where you copied files from there (source directory) cd your_source_directory_path_here ex: cd /home/USER/source-content Next, set destination directory (that files copied here) to dest_dir variable by using this script: dest_dir="$(readlink -f your_destination_directory_path)" ex: dest_dir="$(readlink -f ...


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File paths marked for copying in Nautilus are automatically passed to the clipboard. You should be able to paste the paths in a text editor of your choice without any problem. If you want to process the files in a terminal window you will have to select Paste Filenames in the right-click context menu. Another way to pass file paths as arguments from ...


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A keyboard shortcut like this doesn't exist by default but you can use the bash built-in bind to define one. Just add the following section to your ~/.bashrc: # define function that opens default FM in working directory fmhere(){ xdg-open "$PWD" } # bind hotkey to it (<Alt><Shift><F>) bind -x '"\eF":"fmhere"' \eF is the terminal ...


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You could use a Nautilus script for this: #!/bin/bash # Simple Nautilus script that closes current Nautilus view and opens terminal in # working directory # # Dependencies: xdotool # # See here for installation instructions: # http://askubuntu.com/q/236414/81372 # Store working directory WorkingDir="$(python -c 'import gio,sys; ...


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You can use winscp. Its another power full scp tool to connect scp on linux . Also some ultimate tools list : Gftp Kasablanca Fireftp Kftpgrabber Winscp on wine GNOME Commander Site copy File runner Konqueror


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ssh in a terminal, scp to transfer files, and sshfs to mount a remote file system. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS and post back if you have a specific problem


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I am not to sure if I understand this part right: But apart from system icons , Nautilus icons fail to change I have restarted my computer, and tried to keep the extracted folder in /usr/share/icons/ by sudo nautilus but still it doesn't work. Did you actually put the Simple-icon-theme-folder into /usr/share/icons/ ?! If not move it there, using sudo ...


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Apparently this is: "Ubuntu 13.04" (onwards) "uses Nautilus 3.6 by default, for which some features that were available in Nautilus 3.4 are no longer available, such as the dual pane view, sidebar tree view and more." Shocking discovery for me when I upgraded :-(


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This is answered in How to customize (add/remove folders/directories) the "Places" menu of Ubuntu 13.04 "Files" application? and as indicated there, you might need to edit ~/.config/user-dirs.conf on top of ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs


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GPRename and pyRenamer are available in the repositories. Both are similar and easy to use, although pyRenamer is a dead project.


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There is a bulk rename util, which I think is part of Thunar, XFCEs default file manager: I have never used it, so I don't know much about how it works - this documentation may be of help though.


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But... But... You've already found the answer... rename really is the best thing since sliced bread. If you need some examples of it doing really cool things, I've written a few in my time here: Simple replacement (another example: Changing extensions) Zero-padding existing numbers Shunting existing parts of a filename around Rewriting entire directory ...


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As far as I know, MTP works fine in Trusty. You can try this: Uncomment #user_allow_other in /etc/fuse.conf. Run lsusb and see your device's vendor ID. It will be something like 1d6b:0002. Add the following line to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules. ATTR{idVendor}=="1d6b", ATTR{idProduct}=="0002", SYMLINK+="libmtp-%k", ENV{ID_MTP_DEVICE}="1", ...


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open terminal ctrl + Alt + T type: nautilus-connect-server Enter your ssh ip address: ssh://youripaddress Enter your username and password: You are done: after successful login, you will see like this: Hope this will help you.


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You have a space between ./ and clipgrab-3.4.2.x86_64. It should run if you type ./clipgrab-3.4.2.x86_64 with no spaces.


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ICNS files (Mac OSX Icons) Overview Nautilus does not generate thumbnails for Mac OSX icons due to some bugs, but support is built in GdkPixbuf. Script This is a basic script to generate thumbnails for .icns files. A more robust version can be found at https://github.com/MestreLion/icns-thumbnailer #!/usr/bin/env python import sys from gi.repository ...


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You can use gnome-tweak-tool to set the font sizes. sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool I don't know why they would change on there own however.


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I never found any official entry for this in the GNOME documentation, but - as pointed out in my answer on installing Nautilus scripts - you can use the keycodes reported by xev for the most part. The only exceptions I found were the various modifier keys: CTRL = <Primary> ALT = <Alt> SHIFT = <Shift> As for the different ...


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You could make it a hidden folder. Press Ctrl+H to see all of them. To make it hiden edit the file name to start with . Is visible dirname Is hidden .dirname To view it with ls, use the -a ls -a /home/<USER> shows me this: ... .audacity-data Scripts .Audible .selected_editor backup Shotwell ... ...


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Yoy would need to go back to a previous Gnome release, client side decorations is now how Gnoe Core apps handle window decoration, merging the toolbar with the window controls.


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It is still unsupported by Nautilus itself, however you can use a script that admits several parameters to reuse or open a new instance of Nautilus if not running. In order to use this solution you'll need to install pachages wmctrl and xclip. You can do it installing wmctrl and xclip using the Software Center (click on the links) or via Terminal with sudo ...


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I'm still missing the reputation to comment so sorry for posting this as an answer. You shouldn't try a "workaround" if you would have to mess with config files. This is clearly a bug and it has been filed already. Can you copy files if you drag them with the mouse while holding CTRL (a little "+" should appear beside the icon of the file you are ...


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that is just the way the new gnome shell looks. You may want to look at some other desktop environments. here are some Official Ubuntu derivatives with the same base just different looks. http://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/derivatives if you want something like the old gnome2 style you may want to see about trying Linux Mint ...


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I have variety installed, which is a wallpaper switcher. One of the options in the preferences was to have a large digital clock in the lower right corner of the desktop. Disabling this feature fixed my problem. The iowait I was getting every minute must have been variety opening the wallpaper file and writing the new clock to it. The reason iowait showed ...


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This is the best thing i found so far to help: How to customize the context menu in Nautilus? So what this post explains is using the Nautilus-Actions tool from the Ubuntu Software Center and has you go through the steps to create a custom menu on the right click context menu. So with this knowledge you can possibly find a way to apply it to the Re-order ...


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The thumbnail specification includes shared thumbnail repositories , which allow for pre-generating thumbnails to be distributed along with the associated files rather than have every user generate their own thumbnail. So in theory you could generate thumbnails and then add them to a shared repository thus removing the need to generate them in future if you ...


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There is this script sec.Bluetooth.SendFile.NautilusScript.sh You have to copy it to ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/ And may need to install its latest dependencies too.


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Probably not, as it results in this error: Error setting attribute: Setting attribute standard::symbolic-icon not supported You can list the writeable attributes of a folder/file (e.g. $HOME, the users's home directory) by running: gvfs-info -w $HOME for this I get: Settable attributes: standard::symlink-target (bytestring) time::access (uint64, ...


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An update on the previous answers: using netcat to forward the connection on the intermediate host works differently than ssh'ing directly, and will fail when you want to e.g. connect to a VNC server that is set to only accept local connections through a jumphost tunnel. In order for the connection to work exactly like a direct one, use the -W option present ...


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Maybe somehow the folder was somehow renamed. Try to rename the folder, and see. Here is what I did, just to reproduce the problem. I right clicked on the documents folder, and renamed it /home/xxxx/Downloads. Then did cat .config/user-dirs.dirs the output is below: I then renamed the folder back to Documents, and did cat .config/user-dirs.dirs, ...


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External drives often get enormous memory cache for filesystem. In this case, if you copy files to/from hard drive, the copy process would immediately report success, then go on with actual copying in background. The telltale sign of this is a long unmounting. You may use these files as normal ones right after copying, even edit them, just don't plug off ...


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I was able to solve this with a lot of playing around. First I found that the standard variables can in fact be passed to the 'Appears if the command outputs "true"' setting on the Environment tab by using zenity to view what this was doing. The one we are interested in here is %f. Also worth noting is that the command must output "true" with no newline to ...


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If you want to Directly open "Computer" location, then run/type following command: nautilus computer:/// Or by using Alt+F2, then type computer:/// as follows: This will Show "Computer" which you want! you can also use computer:/ only.


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In the file manager hit Ctrl-L and then type in computer:// Note: computer:/// also works.


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There is a particular name property provided by the device through MTP, and this is the value you are seeing here. On a nexus device, it's always empty - so you see Unnamed Device. For other kinds of Android device, you may see a meaningful value here (I think Samsung set it). It's actually possible to set from the PC side using MTP but there's no way to ...


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Another dandy solution is to launch another copy of Nautilus with root (sudo) privileges from a command line: gksudo xdg-open <path> & The closing & means the command runs as a background job; hence the use of gksudo (using sudo would mean an invisible prompt that you can't respond to). xdg-open takes care of launching an explorer window ...


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So right now you are currently seeing this: And you want to see these: To change it, go to the dropdown arror, and then click Show Sidebar. Or press F9 Click here to get to the / file system. You can also run nautilus /


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Press Ctrl+S. In the appearing dialog you can enter a regex, such as *.mp3, in order to find all matching file names in the folder itself.


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You can search/find. Press Ctrl+F and enter the extension, like .ogg and all the files with the extension .ogg will be shown, depending on the directories you search in. It's for general purpose only though, while your question needs a technical solution.


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It would be better to fork the source code from Gnome GIT: git://git.gnome.org/nautilus, or the git website. The source package is needed just to build the current version of an package. This can differ from original sources.


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You can't simply add a new location to Places like you add to Bookmarks. This because those locations are hardcoded into Nautilus. You can change the name or location of the directories or you can hide the directories by pointing them to Home by editing ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file, but you can't add new locations. So, to add a new location to Places you ...


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This is probably not possible. Nemo is a fork of nautilus. When I right click on my desktop, I can't see a sort by anything else either: Have a look at this answer.



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