I have installed a nautilus script called Hash Checker v4.0.8 (https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1007703/), but somehow it is not shown in the right-click menu anyway. It was placed on my Desktop and I can run it from there and I can't place it anyway else.

I have installed it by running the Setup file with the source command:

source Setup

Now I would like to uninstall it. Whats the way to go here? Thank you in advance!

  • What are your Ubuntu version and desktop environment? – N0rbert Jul 30 '18 at 8:58

Installation and usage

Installation is done by launching Setup script.

This program looks slightly old, so I tested it first on old GNOME 2 system.

I tested your script on pretty old Ubuntu 11.04 with cool and nice Nautilus 2.32. It works here as expected. It creates icon on desktop (on click it opens file selection dialog) and drop-down menu in Nautilus (Scripts->Check hash). After object selection it asks for checksum methods

Hash Checker window 1

and shows calculated checksums

Hash Checker window 2

What we have on modern Ubuntu:

  • on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS it works from desktop-shortcut, but does not work from Nautilus drop-down (there is no Scripts section here in Nautilus).
    But you can make it working by copying script file to the GNOME3 location:

    mkdir -p ~/.local/share/nautilus/scripts 
    cp ~/.HashCheck/Check\ hash ~/.local/share/nautilus/scripts 
  • on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS with MATE DE and Caja file-manager it fully works out-the-box.


According to its readme file it can be removed by running the same Setup file.

Hash Checker uninstall

If it does not work you can remove it manually:

rm -rf /home/$USER/.HashCheck
rm "/home/$USER/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/Check hash"
rm /home/$USER/Desktop/HashChecker.desktop

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