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How to use files selected in nautilus as arguments to a script [duplicate]

I wrote MyScript.sh! MyScript.sh works great from the command line; it takes one or more file paths as its arguments. In Ubuntu 18.10 how can I: After selecting one or more files in Nautilus/Files. ...
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Add Command to Menu Entry in 13.10 to convert images to JPG [duplicate]

It is possible to add a Menu Entry that when I click a picture it says "convert to JPG" and executes this command? convert -format jpg {The right click file} Because normally when I want to attach ...
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How can I extract a page range / a part of a PDF?

Do you have any idea how to extract a part of a PDF document and save it as PDF? On OS X it is absolutely trivial by using Preview. I tried PDF editor and other programs but to no avail. I would like ...
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How to create animated GIF images of a screencast?

I've seen animated GIF images of screen casts (like the one below) promoted a few times on this site as a way to improve answers. What toolchain is being used to create these? Is there a program that ...
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How can I convert an ODT file to a PDF?

Does anyone know how to convert an ODT file (LibreOffice) to PDF?
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How to list all the files in a tree (a directory and its subdirs)?

For a task of mine I need to list all the files in a tree (a directory, all its subdirs, all subdirs of those, etc.). I'd prefer to see them in Nautilus or Krusader, but a command-line solution is ...
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How can I instruct Nautilus to pre-generate thumbnails?

I have a large library of PDF documents (papers, lectures, handouts) that I want to be able to quickly navigate through. For that I need thumbnails. At the same time however, I see that the ~/....
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Are there any GUI apps that can create .desktop files?

My question is simple. Is there any fast and easy way of creating .desktop files for shortcuts? For example, I think you can right click and create .desktop shortcuts in Linux Mint. I already know ...
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Is there a way to batch export SVGs to PNGs?

I have these SVGS and I'd like to export them to PNG images, I could export them with Inkscape but that would mean open each file and export that file to PNG which is not efficient (I have hundreds of ...
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How can I “diff” two files with Nautilus?

I have installed Meld and found out it's a great comparing tool. Unfortunately there is no integration with Nautilus 3.2. This means, I can't right click on files and select an option to open them in ...
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Which free software can you use to create rotating 3D Spacefill models of molecules in .gif format?

An example of what I'm talking about is this animation from Wikipedia. I am running 32 bit 12.10 if it is relevant. Please describe step-by-step, with pictures (screenshots with the appropriate areas (...
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GUI program to resize pdf documents and change their DPI

I see that LibreOffice Draw should be able to open a pdf and export it with options for changing quality and DPI resolution. But the high-resolution scanned pdfs that I have are not properly opened in ...
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How to get the “name” of the key combination (keybind key) for the Openbox config file

It is one more attempt to get Fn keys to volume up/down, brightness, etc. working. Those controls are simply not working in my non-branded ultrabook. In the configuration file: /home/yourname/....
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How can I quickly convert a GIF file to a video?

I have a small animation formatted as a GIF image file which I would like to convert to a video. Is that possible?
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Search for odt files without indexing

I am looking for: a way to search inside odt files (i.e. search for contents, not name) that does not require any kind of indexing that is graphical and very user-friendly (for a relatively old ...

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