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I have installed Linux Mint 18.04, and Ubuntu 18.04 + Cinnamon. On Linux Mint, Nemo shows a much better context menu and the file property dialogue box has "Share". On Ubuntu + Cinnamon, Nemo shows simpler a context menu, and the "Share" tab is missing.

I have searched the web, and the answer was installing "nemo-share", but there was no such thing on Ubuntu. I have seen this page, and added ppa:webupd8team/nemo. Why can't I find nemo-share? The versions of both Nemo were exactly the same: 3.6.5.

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PS: It seems that the update failed.

sudo apt update
...
Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/nemo/ubuntu bionic InRelease       
Err:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/nemo/ubuntu bionic Release
  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]
Reading package lists... Done
E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/nemo/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

When I searched Google for "nemo ubuntu", there were two repositories, one from WebUpd8 and one from NoobsLab. Both had the same error message when updating.

  • Did you run sudo apt update after adding that ppa? I just tested it and it allowed me to install nemo-share on Ubuntu 16.04. – Terrance Jun 1 '18 at 13:55
  • I was going to append this but, after posting this, I did "update" again and found that there was an error. It said that updating from the repository can't be done securely. I will add the details to the post. – Damn Vegetables Jun 1 '18 at 14:01
  • Ah, technical details of that PPA it does not have 18.04 support yet for it. Maybe see if you can contact the maintainers of that PPA. Check launchpad.net/~noobslab for contact info. – Terrance Jun 1 '18 at 14:03
  • If they are not supporting 18.04 yet, can I install it anyway with some hack? If it runs on Linux Mint 18.04, I think there is no reason it cannot run on Ubuntu 18.04. The reason I installed Ubuntu instead of Mint is that Mint came with too much unnecessary stuff and there was no "minimal installation" mode. – Damn Vegetables Jun 1 '18 at 14:09
  • You could possibly try downloading the source files on a supported release them copy to 18.04 and build it from there. – Terrance Jun 1 '18 at 14:11

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