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Nautilus patched by the makers of Elementary OS. It adds new features and a simplified, editable interface.

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How to write python script which opens last working directory in nautilus (when we launch nautilus)?

Elementary OS's file manager opens the last working directory whenever we launch that file manager. How can I write a script for Nautilus which will work same as given example above?
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VPN not working after installing Linux

I have HP G61 laptop. I'm a university student and we have PPTP VPN connection in the university. Yesterday I installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS but the VPN is not working. I tried to install Elementary os ...
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Tree-like content display in Nautilus [duplicate]

Is there a way to have OS X-like behavior in Nautilus? Nautilus elementary is long gone? Basically I'd like to have an option to a tree view (only 2 views, not multiple like in max os x) where the ...
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Why doesn't right-click work on my desktop?

I installed elementary OS and e17 on my Ubuntu 12.04 from ppas. After logout and login, right click on desktop is not working in gnome and unity but working in file manger.When I login into Pantheon ...
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How do I archive/compress files using the right click menu in Nautilus-elementary?

In Lucid, after selecting a bunch of files, when you right-clicked on the selection in the file manager, you could select compress and a nice simple window came up for doing just that. In Oneiric, I ...
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Will Nautilus Elementary be available for 11.10?

I'm just used to Nautilus Elementary. Can I install it on Ubuntu 11.10?
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Can't have access to the menu of desktop unless I click any icon at the launcher

I have recently installed Nautilus Elementary for which I've read about here. I think after this change the problem arised. Now everytime I log in my account and before clicking any other icons at the ...
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See in nautilus which videos have already been watched

Is there any possibility to see in nautilus or nautilus elementary which videos in my video folder have already been watched?
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Is it possible to use album art as an icon for a folder in Nautilus Elementary?

I run Ubuntu 11.04 with Nautilus Elementary. Is it possible in Nautilus to use album art as an icon (miniature) of a folder where the album is stored?
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Why don't menus in Nautilus or the desktop have shadows behind them?

Menus in the file manager and desktop, both controlled by Nautilus, don't have shadows behind them when other GTK menus do? I'm running the proprietary nVidia drivers with Compiz, by the way.
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How could i add an Applications Option to the left Nautilus pane like Finder on OSX or PCMANFM?

I recently noticed this option in PCMANFM, it works the same way as Finder on OSX, you click on the left pane on Applications and then it opens a selection of categories, click again and the ...
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Change Listview row color in Elementary nautilus? [closed]

How to style the rows color in Elementary Nautilus (list view)?
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Preview video in Elementary nautilus?

Im using Ubuntu 11.04. In Elementary nautilus, I can preview a music thumbnail by hover the mouse cursor on it. But I cant do it with the video files. I've set "Only for the files smaller than : 100MB"...
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Files lens and xdg-open only open nautilus but not the correct applicatiion

since some days my Files lens opens only nautilus but not the correct application which is associated with the file extension. For example, if I choose a PDF file, Nautilus is openend, pointing to ...
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How do you create a "new document" keyboard shortcut?

While I have a nautilus window open I can do Ctrl+Shift+N to create a new folder in the current directory. However there is no default keyboard shortcut for creating a new document. How would I create ...
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How can I lower the memory usage in nautilus elementary?

Currently Nautilus is using around 175 to 185MB of RAM. This seems unnecessary, since there are no folders open, only dropbox and ubuntu one running (plugins), and no other known sources of this RAM ...
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Is it possible to hide folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hide folders without changing their names? I want to hide some folders that I don't really want to hide all those folders that I don't use. Since system is using ...
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Where is my Ubuntu One ribbon?

I'm not seeing the Ubuntu One ribbon in Nautilus-Elementary. I have the nautilus-terminal extension as well, so I don't know if they don't work together. I tried running nautilus from the terminal (...
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Add a repository, but hold updates of an individual package

I am adding the elementary-desktop ppa (https://launchpad.net/~elementaryart/+archive/elementarydesktop) because it keeps track of the latest updates for several applications I use. However, I do not ...
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Clutterflow in nautilus elementary does nothing

Ok try as I might I cannot get clutterflow to work in nautilus elementary, I have seen the posts about vblank such as nautilus elementary coverflow not working ~ I have also found out that it works ...
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Nautilus crashes

When I boot up ubuntu, the desktop is non-responsive (as in the desktop area, not unity etc, only what nautilus covers) and when I try and open nautilus it refuses to open. I have to kill it and then ...
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Clutterflow not working on Nautilus Elementary

I tried what is written here but i couldn't make clutterflow work. Are there any packages needed for it to run?
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Nautilus Elementary, no Edit / Preferences?

I installed Nautilus Elementary 2.32.2.1from the PPA and I don't have "Edit / Preferences" in Nautilus. Does anyone else have this issue?
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How do I edit the shortcuts in the Nautilus Elementary side bar?

Today I install Ubuntu 10.04 and Nautilus-elementary. I mounted 5 folders in home folder from my home server with NFS. Please look at the picture: I have 3 questions: 1) How can I remove not all, ...
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Is Nautilus elementary compatible?

Has anybody tried installing nautilus elementary in 11.04?
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Change tab color/shadow on Nautilus Elementary with Elementary theme

I have a little question, there is a way to change the colour or shadow from tabs on Nautilus Elementary? For example, I have two tabs opened, but I can't differentiate between both. I looked up the ...
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How to remove nautilus and intstall nautilus elementary with coverflow?

I'm on 11.04 64bit and want to change my default file manager from nautilus to nautilus elementary via PPA to keep it (Elementary) regularly updated. I always want to know if Gloobus coverflow and ...
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New menu in Unity panel

I just rebooted my computer, and now I have this menu on my Unity panel when no windows have focus. I have nautilus-elementary installed, and when I go to "About" in this menu it brings up a splash-...
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Vim keybindings for nautilus

Is there a way to configure nautilus to use vim keybdings. By vim keybindings I am not saying just h j k l but other things like regex search on filenames too. I know I can simply use a command ...
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Nautilus toolbar and status bar theming

I want to change background and font color of nautilus status bar and toolbar. (I hope the bar where breadcrumbs are is the toolbar.) I can see editing ~/.gtkrc-2.0 helps in changing sidepane as well ...
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Rename selection default was just for the name and now it's even for the extension [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to highlight just the name (not the extension) for renaming? I remember kind of one year ago that when I was renaming a file the default selection was for the name, while ...
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What can I change with gtkrc-2.0?

We can change breadcrumbs and the sidepane color, but what else can be edited with gtkrc-2.0?
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How do I change the background of the side pane?

How do I go about changing the white background on nautilus-elementary's side pane? I want to change it specifically to match the color of the toolbar and status-bar.
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Missing icons and functions

I have installed nautilus elementary as per this instruction.Installation went fine. But some of icons are missing. And there is no Edit → Preferences → Tweaks tab. Also the keyboard shortcuts F7 ...
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My Appearance theme briefly changes itself

Recently my Gnome interface theme has occasionally changed itself on every few logins. On the times it does change as soon as I login I get a completely different theme set on my menu bar, icons, font,...
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How do I reset nautilus to the default configuration?

I've reinstalled Nautilus from the maverick repositories after removing nautilus-elementary and the breadcrumb hacks, but I have no longer access to the "preferences" menu and the default toolbar. How ...
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Nautilus Elementary wont show "main toolbar"

And it wont come back. Going to View > Main Toolbar has no effect ( it is always "on" ) and i dont see no buttons. Last thing i remember doing was installing elementary theme, then after i restarted,i ...
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How do I uninstall Nautilus-Elementary?

Looking at the associated packages, I'm concerned about breaking Nautilus if I try and uninstall Nautilus-Elementary. Can someone please advise me on the best way to remove it?
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Why is $PATH different in the Nautilus-Elementary embedded terminal?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with Nautilus-Elementary installed. When I open the embedded terminal in Nautilus (F7) and run echo $PATH, I get: /usr/bin:/bin:./usr/local/bin:/bin When run the same ...
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Grouping folders in Gnome

I wonder if it is possible to make Nautilus grouping files and folders as Windows do. This is the only thing I don't like in Ubuntu interface. In Windows in every folder my files are always separated ...
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How to make Clutterflow show automatically in Nautilus

I'd like to know if Clutterflow can be enabled by default every time I open the Nautilus file manager. It's a really good looking plug-in. Update: In 11.04 The Icons shown by Clutterflow are ...
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Search function not working correctly in Nautilus-Elementary?

How do I search using Nautilus-Elementary? As soon as I click the magnifying glass, the list of files in the folder I'm trying to search disappears and tabs for SourceCode, Video and Image appear (...
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Nautilus and the visualization of available volumes/partitions

Today I was wondering something about nautilus: what service/module does use nautilus sidebar to list mounted and unmounted partitions/volumes? I realize it's not strictly about Ubuntu, but Ubuntu ...
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USB drive doesn't unmount [closed]

When I unmount usb in nautilus elementary(using unmount button) sidebar it restarts rather than unmounting !
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Elementary theme missing arrow in Nautilus

I've been using "Elementary Theme" for a while now and i have noticed, that there is a missing arrow at the end of the folder path. Does anyone know why this is happening????
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Elementary theme will not install

I really like Elementary themes and I now want to install the Elementary theme on my new re-installation of Ubuntu. So when I typed this in sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ...
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I need a straight forward simple how to for nautilus clutter [closed]

I have followed many how-to videos, but those just wont work. Could someone tell me or link me to a straightforward working video? I currently do not have nautilus-elementary installed, in the past I'...
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nautilus elementary coverflow not working

I installed it and press F4 and nothing happens. Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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How to set clutter flow permanent for pictures folder on maverick

I would like to make the clutter flow on the Maverick permanent for the ~/pictures folder. when I close nautilus clutter flow resets and I have to again press F4 and resize the area. Which defeats the ...
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How do I install Nautilus-Elementary?

I've added the am-monkeyd PPA and upgraded my system. Yet, there's no sign of elementary in my fresh Maverick RC install. Have I done anything wrong? The PPA upgrades the default nautilus package and ...
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