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"Make a Link" Nautilus extension functionality now missing in 21.04?

I right-clicked on a file expecting to find the "Make a Link" choice, but it's now missing! Anybody know where it went?
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How to get notification/log applet about copying files for the "Files" ubuntu unity desktop?

I need a notification/log applet to copy files in the ubuntu unity desktop environment "Files" (also known as Nautilus), the default file manager. Due to the fact that files from ext4 to ...
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This probably indicates a bug in a Nautilus extension

My syslog is getting spammed by : nautilus[49268]: Unexpected plugin response. This probably indicates a bug in a Nautilus extension: handle=0x55b1f806e230 I'm desperately trying to know which ...
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How do I prevent nautius from showing sftp devices?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 x64. When I browse 'other locations' in Nautilus it's showing me a bunch of strange devices. With names starting with "dp-" and then digits. I used 'avahi-browse -...
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open in terminal is not working after upgrading to 19.10

My terminal always opens in home directory no matter where I open it. I also tried opening another terminal in the different directory but it's not working gnome-terminal --working-directory=...
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How to combine JPG-file and MP3-file to MP4-file using FileManager-Actions?

I just installed »FileManager-Actions« Now i try to get a command working for combining a JPG-file (its always 1920x1080px) with a MP3-file into a MP4-file. Normally is used this command in terminal ...
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Change How Files Are Sorted / Listed in a File Manager

I work with some directories and files that have patterns such as a-b-c I am wondering if it is possible to sort or search these files by only one of the fields. For example, sorting them by the ...
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No thumbnails for mp3 files in 18.04 (Nautilus)

When I edit a music file in mp3 format, I insert an image with easytag. When I play the file, the multimedia player (vlc, rhythmbox, smplayer...) does show me the cover of the file that I inserted ...
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Nautilus-actions in 18.04

Nautilus-actions configuration tool, which was needed in order to have context menu actions in Nautilus doesn't seem available in the Software center in 18.04 LTS. (This seemed reported as a bug here ...
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Is it possibile to create Nautilus custom column generated by script?

Is there any possibility to add a custom (my own) column to nautilus folder view? Content of that column would be generated by script. For example, I have got an additional information about ...
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Audio and video metadata info in Nautilus list view

I've used Nautilus Columns for previous Ubuntu releases but this is not working now in Ubuntu 17.10. Does anyone have solution for this?
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What does nautilus-data do?

I was searching for nautilus extensions and found nautilus-data. I couldn't find any useful result about what this plugin does. Would anyone please help?
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Folders Colors does not works after upgrade to 17.10

I'm tying to change a folder color or add a emblem and nothing happen, in logs i can see the following error: GLib.Error: g-io-error-quark: Error setting file metadata: can’t open metadata tree (0) ...
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Identify and disable specific extensions that are causing Nautilus to hang

Occasionally nautilus tends to hang until killed. This has to do with some extension. How can I find out which extension is blocking nautilus? disable nautilus extensions separately? I have ...
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How to get IMDb info in Nautilus properties?

I want to see IMDb information about movie files on my Nautilus properties screen, using Nautilus scripts or actions. It's a really complex thing to do, I understand that, but the article Extending ...
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Can I install the Krita Thumbnails for Nautilus by using apt-get command?

I want to install the Krita Thumbnails for Nautilus by using apt-get command. Is it possible?
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Customizing nautilus status bar

I would like to know how one would be able to make it so when you have a video selected in nautilus, the status bar shows the length of the video. I know you can right-click the file and view the ...
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Nautilus : python extension package compatibility issue (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I tried to install several python nautilus extensions (i.e. nautilus-columns, nautilus-open-as-root,... ) without any success. Installation goes fine, but nothing shows up in nautilus. Of course, ...
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How to install Nemo Image Tools extension? [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the extension from this guide, but when I get to to the line to install: sudo apt-get install nautilus-image-tools I get: Unable to locate package nautilus-image-tools ...
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How to change a floating box that comes up when you press a key

When you're on you Desktop and you press any key then a floating popup is comes up at right bottom corner of a screen:
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Mp3 ID3 info in Nautilus properties window

In Nautilus, we have dedicated tabs for images, pdf files, etc. However, there is no such tabs for mp3 ID3 information. Is it possible to add this tab? If a plugin is needed, which plugin does ...
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How to always show some hidden files in Nautilus?

I know all the files with dot in front of their names are hidden. Nautilus have an option to hide some specific files without dot in their name – by listing their names in .hidden text file, so these ...
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Nautilus-Columns

I have installed nautilus-columns as I wished to view and sort files by the date they were created rather than last modified, but I find that whilst it works for mp3 files it doesn't seem to for ogg. ...
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Nautilus Scripts - Select every second file

Is it possible to write a script to select every second file I found something similar http://g-scripts.sourceforge.net/cat-filesysmgt.php but it's been taken off line. I create numerous routine ...
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Add a Background Image for nautilus in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit OS. Please anyone can tell me how to add background image for nautilus(file browser) and change the background color of nautilus. Please help me.
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Adding extract tool to nautilus (compiled from source code)

How can add and Extract Zip File tool to nautilus? I installed nautilus from the standard source code in repository. Now: ? I remember there was a extract here selection in this menu before ...
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Force nautilus to ignore extensions

We all know(or will know one day) that Ubuntu(or GNU/Linux in general) does not work with extensions of file to recognize what kind of file it is.Rather it uses Magic Numbers. A Magic Number is a ...
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Can I use the embedded nautilus-terminal in Ubuntu 13.10?

In previous versions of Ubuntu, I have used nautilus-terminal which embeds a terminal into the nautilus window. In Ubuntu 13.10, I have intalled nautilus-terminal using the usual steps: sudo add-...
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sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal does not work

I newly installed Ubuntu 13.04.I want to install nautilus open terminal facility.When i execute sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal it says: Unable to locate package nautilus-open-terminal....
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How can I install nautilus-gksu?

I heard about nautilus-gksu and would like to install it. Unfortunately, when I try, I get this: glemi@XPS:~$ sudo apt-get install nautilus-gksu Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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nautilus-compare (meld integration with nautilus) and other nautilus-actions-extra packages not working with Ubuntu 13.04

I had nautilus-compare (and other nautilus-actions-extra packages) perfectly working with Ubuntu 12.04 I've just did a fresh install of Ubuntu raring ringtail, and then I ran sudo apt-get install ...
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How to get Nautilus-scripts working Nautilus?

How to get Nautilus-scripts (Terminal here, Root Nautilus, Root Gedit) working on Ubuntu 13.04? I copied those scripts to .gnome2/nautilus-scripts folder but it dose not seem to work anymore
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How to disable nautilus terminal?

I noticed nautilus is getting slower in navigating when the nautilus terminal is loaded. Is there any way we can disable it in a particular window?
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How to get file preview pane in Ubuntu 12.04 and nautilus

It seems like the default file manager in Ubuntu 12.04 is nautilus, that does not have a file preview option! This is a really important requirement for me and I am missing the good old file preview ...
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Nautilus tags/labels/marks/columns for folders/files

Is there any way how to mark folders or files with tags(or labels, new columns or whatever) in Nautilus? It would be nice to sort marked folders or files through this tags. Especially my first idea ...
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Show image tags of flac on Nautilus

When I was on Arch Linux, using gnome-shell, nautilus was able to show all images tagged on my music files using Easytag as thumbnails. I am using Ubuntu now, with gnome-shell, but for some reason, ...
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Can Nautilus automatically close the window after a file is opened? [closed]

In Mac's OS X, if you hold Option while opening a file, the Finder window will automatically close (after opening the file). This works whether you double-click the file or use the keyboard shortcut (...
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Nautilus crashes after installing 'Nautilus Columns'

I just installed Nautilus Columns (Nautilus extension) in Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and after installing it I can't open Nautilus it just Crashes/Closes when I try opening it. This is the message I get from ...
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