If I drag a link from a browser to the desktop, nautilus places 'Link to ' in front of the name and hides the extension. The name it displays diverges from the 'correct' name as displayed in the terminal.


nautilus listing

terminal listing

Both Nemo and Caja do the same thing; Thunar doesn't, but there are other reasons why I don't want to use Thunar.

So how to turn off this annoying behaviour in nautilus?

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