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Questions tagged [caja]

Caja is a file manager for the MATE desktop.

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Transfer files between two remote SSH servers

Is there an easy way to transfer files between two SSH/SFTP servers? The perfect solution would be FileZilla, but it only lets you create a connection between local and remote, but not between remote ...
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Caja running and can not kill it, Ubuntu 18.04 Mate

Caja runs constantly and restarts after I kill it, using 10-20% cpu on each of 4 cores. If I stop it (but do not kill it) all is fine. When it runs the hard disk is constantly running as well. What ...
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Point SSH / SFTP to specific folder

Is there a way to instruct an SSH server to point to a specific folder when a client connects using a file manager such as Nautilus, Caja, or Nemo, instead of pointing to root '/'? For instance point ...
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Error copying from external drive

I know that this has been asked before without results but it has just happened to me with a new 18.04 install and trying to restore files from an external drive that was my win7 data backup disk. I ...
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Ubuntu MATE: show text file contents on its icon in caja

After upgrading from Mate 16.04 to Mate 18.04, there is no longer a few lines of preview printed on file icon. I liked that feature. It it possible to achieve this in 18.04? related: How do I make ...
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Use thunar and not Caja to open CDs and DVDs

Using Ubuntu Mate 18.04 When I insert a CD or DVD, I want thunar to open it and not caja. When I go to media handling under Caja preferences and pick use Thunar for CD and DVD, it stays at Do ...
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What do I do about a file that was literally split into two while moving it?

While I was moving a large file (~95GB) via the Caja file manager, and it crashed in the middle of the copy, stopping the operation entirely. Now I'm stuck with two separate files, the first is ~25GB, ...
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Can I lowercase all the /home/$USER/ directories that start with an uppercase letter? [duplicate]

~/Pictures, ~/Downloads, ~/Desktop, ~/Documents, etc. These are some of the only uppercase directories on my system, and I usually type ~/pictures forgetting that the first letter has to be uppercase. ...
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Is there a memory leak in “File Operations” started in Caja?

When I am copying a large number of files (over 1,200,000 files - 593 GB) from one drive to another I let it run. The File Operations window shows the progress, time estimate to completion, and ...
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How do I merge two toolbars into one in Caja?

In Caja file manager, there are two toolbars, one for navigation and the other for entering the path. I would like to merge them into one, just like other file managers. Is there some configuration ...
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How to create password protected archive in Caja file-manager?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Previously in 16.04 LTS I used Nautilus for such action. How can I create password protected archive using Caja file-manager here?
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What is an alternative for Nautilus Actions in MATE DE?

While using GNOME I have used nautilus-actions package to extend Nautilus functionality. As we know it is not available in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. I like GNOME 2 successor - MATE Desktop ...
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missing icon after moved partition

yesterday due to no enough space on my / root partition I reduced and move right /home partition and than I extended the root partition. The actual situation of my SSH is this: I did not touch /media/...
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Add right-click option to “run as root”

So far, I can find sufficient answers telling how to add a "run as root" to right click menu in nautilus. However, with caja, as expected, doesn't work to use the same technique as with nautilus
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How to open gvfs SMB/CIFS mount location in terminal from Caja? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS with MATE DE. I have Samba server in my network (its name is server, share is share). I open Caja 1.12.7 file-manager and put smb://server/share to Location. I have ...
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Change file associations (not default applications) in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have a shell script that for some reason Ubuntu Mate decided is an audio file. I know how to set the default application to open files of that type, and I have it set to my editor. However, I would ...
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Is there a hotkey to switch between tabs in Caja?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 MATE, and am wondering whether there is a hotkey to switch between tabs in Caja? In Nautilus, it is possible to switch tabs with STRG + Tab, but in Caja, this doesn't work. Is ...
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Caja dropbox extension doesn’t update when a file is uploaded

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu mate and the problem is using Caja file manager , when I change/create a new file/folder in a dropbox folder, the status of icon doesn't update (see the screenshot): ...
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How to change Rubbish Bin to Trash system wide

In Ubuntu MATE 16.04.1 how can you change Trash to Rubbish Bin system-wide? Caja mainly uses trash and some rubbish bin, Plank only uses trash, I've tried other methods, but these are only for ...
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Ubuntu MATE graphics problems

I have just installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on my t450, but I have a problem: when I boot my PC, the graphics of the desktop is very ugly. It look likes this: It should look like this instead: How ...
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disable “empty” in caja file manager when showing last folder

I'm trying to use the Caja file manager with the tree view. I like the Windows explorer-style with a left window where I can choose the folders and a right window where I can see the files stored in ...
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Dynamic template names for Nautilus

I really like that I can add templates to ~/Templates in order to create new files by a template with Nautilus or Caja. What I like to have improved is the naming of my files. They are named: ...
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Ubuntu Mate Caja Wont Apply Theme After Restart

I usually set my MATE theme as ambiant-mate with darkmate color scheme, but when I restart, caja wont apply the theme, unless I restart it. How can i make it so, that it is a permanent change without ...
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Why is CIFS-mounted share faster than SMB?

To start with, this question isn't really a problem I have but rather a "why is it like this". I'm trying to return to Linux after several years in the Windows world, but I have lost so much... So ...
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Ubuntu mate caja right click on .desktop file, 'Open With Other Application' missing

I use Ubuntu MATE 16.04 Xenial Xerus (MATE verison 1.12) and when I right click on a .desktop file with caja there isn't any 'Open With Other Application' option, which is very annoying since I need ...
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Some Samba shares are not visible on network but still accessible by address

This has happened for as long as I can remember. Nautilus/Caja shows a shared icon on the folders, and they are accessible from Windows by typing in their folder name, but they don't show up in the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 And Samba share

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 with mate, I am connected to my home network, but it seems like it's not possible to access Samba shared drive on the network. I correctly see the network resources but ...
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Caja uses 100% of the CPU

When I start the system Caja uses 100% of the CPU and every time I have to kill it. Any suggestion?
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Save folder configurations for each folder?

Is there any way to save folder configurations like icon size or to change to list view for each individual folder? By the way I'm using Ubuntu Mate and it comes with Caja but this suppose to be ...
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Caja only shows images and icons preview when root

I'm looking for the solution to this error for some time . I did not find anywhere. Caja could only see the icons of the images and videos when at root. How can I enable this functionality in normal ...
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System hang when using SSHFS

This is just a quick note that I want to share with others. It is about the problem that I encountered with my office machine. It was hanging continuously when ssh mount was used. The main problem is, ...