Why do the "Copy to" and "Move to" context menu options in Nautilus only include "Home" and "Desktop" as options?
Is there a way to add other places and even mounted external devices as options?
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Maybe this might work:
Nautilus scripts the bullets state, amongst others:
Pick the 2 scripts from the download link and just install those just to see if it works. It is fairly old but the way Nautilus works had not changed for as far as I know.
This already exists in 10.04 from what I can tell. When I navigate to Documents in Nautilus I have a Copy to and Move to context menu which allows me to choose Desktop, Home and other.
If not you could use something like Nautilus Actions Configuration (
sudo apt-get install nautilus-actions) And setup something like "Move to Home" which would be the following command and parameters:
Which would execute the Move command with the full path to all selected files and place them in your Home Folder.
From Debian user using Gnome Desktop Version 2.30.2
System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager
System > Preferences > Nautilus Actions Configuration
Ctrl + N
[x] Display item in selection context menu [ ] Display item in location context menu
Context label: _name_of_the_text_you_want_to_be_showed_on_the_context_menu_
Path : /bin/cp
Parameters: %M /name/of/the/directory/you/want/to/send/the/file
Ctrl + S (to save the action)
Open your nautilus and enjoy it!!!
On Ubuntu 12.04 this nautilus script works for me, and it displays progress.
#!/bin/bash FILES=`echo -n $NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_SELECTED_FILE_PATHS` DESTINATION=$(zenity --title "Select a folder to move" --file-selection --directory) qdbus org.gnome.Nautilus /org/gnome/Nautilus org.gnome.Nautilus.FileOperations.CopyFile "file://$FILES" "*" "file://$DESTINATION" "" exit