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Questions tagged [nemo]

Nemo is a file manager, similar to nautilus. It is used by default in Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.

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Can I have two File Managers installed in Xubuntu 16.04.5 with no confilcts?

I have Thunar 1.6 as my default file manager, can I install Nemo as my second file manager? I have doubts of installing Nemo and get conflicts between each other. If it is possible should I change ...
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No write permissions with 16.04 nemo/thunar/nautilus to an NFS mount point, but below

I changed my Ubuntu operating system from 14.04 to 16.04; Now I have a problem with all GUI file managers nemo/thunar/nautilus to access the root folder of all NFS mounted directories. In the mount ...
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Cannot connect to WebDav share with Nemo

My friend shared a folder with me through python -m SimpleHTTPServer. The server is successfully accessible with a browser on the following address: http://192.168.21.108:8000 To copy the folder to ...
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creating a .deb from archlinux tar.xz

I am trying to install the latest commit (4.0.3) of Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 18.04. It finally fixes the bug where searches do not include hidden folders. Since there is no configure file in the ...
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Error when connecting to server with file manager

I am all of a sudden getting a error "The name :1.546 was not provided by any .service files" when connecting to my Ubuntu 18.04 server in the file manager. I can connect to a different server fine.
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Create custom mount/unmount entry for nemo/nautilus “devices”

sshfs mounts are shown under "devices" in Nemo and Nautilus, together with this eject/unmount button. The eject/unmount button never works. When I go to the terminal and sshfs something into my home ...
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Nemo-audio-tab in ubuntu 18.04

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04. I also installed nemo 3.8.6 from ppa: embrosyn/cinnamon. In terminal the command: "apt-cache search nemo" give me the list of extensions packages. I ...
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How do I restore (or change) the default folder icon for special folders?

I removed Documents Pictures and Downloads from my home directory, and I linked them to directories on different disks. And now Documents and Pictures have lost their nice categorized icon of a camera ...
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Using Nemo, Files open behind window instead of foreground

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and every time I open a file from my "Files" from the Nemo file manager the file opens behind Nemo. When I open a file, I would like it to open in the foreground, not the ...
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Nemo won't show basic information about file when it was accessed or modified

I am using Xubuntu, but I replace thunar with nemo, because nemo have more function like searchbox and open as root. But there is an issue on nemo. When i try to check info of file byright-click > ...
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How to assign a keyboard shortcut for a Nemo script

It may be redundant but I couldn't find the answer how to assign custom keyboard shortcut to run a Nemo script. Is it possible?
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Nautilus and Nemo don't recognize python 3 files

Nautilus and Nemo use two different icons for python files: But I want them to show the python icon for all python files. mimetype gives the same result for both files: $ mimetype *.py buy_test.py: ...
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How to set Nemo as the default file manager in Ubuntu 18.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 and I want to replace nautilus with Nemo. I first installed Nemo by using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:embrosyn/cinnamon sudo apt-get update ...
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Include EXIF data in Nemo's status bar / file icon tooltips (JPEG resolution)?

How can I customize Nemo's status bar? I'd like to see the picture resolution while I'm browsing them as thumbnails. File icon tool-tips would be good too. EDIT: meanwhile I've discovered Mint comes ...
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Can we set Nemo or Nautilus, to show hidden files per directory?

Can we set somehow Nemo or Nautilus, to show hidden files per directory like the sorting, for example?
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Switching from nautilus to nemo not working 18.04

I use gnome-session-flashback on Ubuntu 18.04. I much prefer the nemo filemanager compared to Nautilus. I downloaded it via apt-get install nemo I then looked around online to find out how to make ...
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Select range of lines in native linux text-editors (gedit, pluma, nemo)

I have a very large text file, and I want to select part of the text (range of lines. Example: from line 10000 to line 40000 and the text has 100 thousand lines). But I do not see any option in these ...
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cinnamon-core, Nemo does not show the sharing tab. There is no nemo-share

I have installed Linux Mint 18.04, and Ubuntu 18.04 + Cinnamon. On Linux Mint, Nemo shows a much better context menu and the file property dialogue box has "Share". On Ubuntu + Cinnamon, Nemo shows ...
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How to calculate total file sizes from a new-line delimited list stored in variable?

I'm trying to create a Nemo script that will calculate total file size of selected files and pass it on to the rest of the script. It is using NEMO_SCRIPT_SELECTED_FILE_PATHS environment variable ...
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Edit context menu icon in Cinnamon

I haveCinnamon on my Ubuntu with custom theme. Now I would like to customise context menu shown upon right click on desktop. In my case there is very large icon for Open as root action, which I'd like ...
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How to install the (latest version of) Nemo in Ubuntu 18.04 without cinnamon dependencies?

In previous Ubuntu versions there was a Nemo version without cinnamon dependencies but the PPA does not (yet?) include a version for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. Is there another way to install the (...
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Nemo doesn't preview all thumbnails, and it's not size related

Basically the same question as here: Why doesn't Nemo preview thumbnails? However, I've tried all of those solutions and still have this issue. Here's what I'm seeing: As you can see, i'm ...
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File associate by MIME subtype / extension

I'm writing files in markdown format using the markdown editor Remarkable and I name these files with the extension *.md. I'd like to associate the these files with Remarkable but if I do so the ...
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File upload dialog

Is it possible to use default file manager when uploading files on Firefox (and any other browser)?
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How do I show the full folder path of open Nemo file browser windows when I right-click the Launcher in Ubuntu?

I am using Nemo instead of Nautilus as my primary Ubuntu Unity file manager. When I right-click the icon on the launcher bar it shows the folder name of open windows, as shown in this screenshot here. ...
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Nemo file manager - only “Eject” no “Safely remove device” for some USB flash sticks

I don't see the option when using a Sony USB 3.0 flash. With USB 2.0 Kingstons it is there. Can somebody confirm this as normal behaviour for USB 3.0 devices in Nemo file manager(v. 3.2.2)?
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open a new nemo tab from terminal

So, I'm trying to figure out a way that, when opening a folder from the terminal, with something like gnome-open ./ or nemo ./ (or even nautilus ./, if you only have a nautilus solution), it checks if ...
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Nemo sort php files and javascript as type program

Nemo and nautilus sort php files and javascript files as type program How can i modify this feature, so i can sort javascript as javascript and php as php? Thank YOu in advance enter image ...
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Nemo 3.6.5 thumbnails gone

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 LTS with cinnamon 3.6.7 and nemo 3.6.5. I have set preferences to always show thumbnails for files smaller than 10MB. I have no previews of .jpg files (and possibly other ...
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Nautilus and nemo wont display directories in Home directory since new update for 16.04 for Spectre, Meltdown vulnerability

Ever since the new kernel update to fix intel's cpu Spectre, Meltdown vulnerability Nautilus and nemo wont display directories in the Home drive. I can't even do a ls from the terminal it just sits ...
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Stop Nemo from opening as root

When in Dolphin, I ask to open a folder in Nemo, and it only opens the folder as root. How do I stop Dolphin from opening as root. Dolphin also opens folders in Nautilus as root.
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Is it possible to make it so that an application has no icon?

I was wondering, could I make an application not have an icon? I don't mean like "make it a question mark," but I mean like for example how Synapse has no icon when running, would it be possible to ...
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Make Nemo produce desktop Icons Gnome 3.26.1 on Ubuntu 17.10

So I have looked this up and can only find solutions for older versions of Gnome. Everywhere quotes this as the solution: xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-...
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Nautilus and Nemo ssh connection error: Timed out when logging in

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04 64bit with the latest version of Nautilus and Nemo. Both of them raise the error Timed out when logging in while trying to connect via ssh... In terminal the connection ...
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Xubuntu 17.10 + nemo + dropbox support

I like nemo in Xubuntu but the Dropbox support doesn't seem to be available for aardvark. I like the folder emblems to show sync status. Any ideas on how to add this level of support to nemo in 17.10? ...
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List hidden files last

Most of the time when I'm using nemo, I don't want to worry about hidden files; but the times when I need to see hidden files are too numerous for me to toggle their visibility each time. Is there an ...
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Where can I download Nemo FM without cinnamon deps for Ubuntu 16.04?

Everything I find tells me to use the PPA, which isn't possible for me atm since I don't yet have internet (and likely won't for a while) and this rooted phone can't teather or hotspot including ...
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Nemo (or another fiile manager): add subfolders to bookmarks

Nemo has left panel with 'Computer', 'Bookmarks', 'Devices' and 'Network' sections. I know how I can add a folder to 'Bookmarks'. But I want to add them in hierarchical structure, say: Bookmarks (...
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No mp3 thumbnail (album art cover) when using ffmpegthumbnailer, in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04

I use Nemo as my default file browser and I want to use ffmpegthumbnailer to generate thumbnails. So I installed ffmpegthumbnailer and edited the totem.thumbnailer file in /usr/share/thumbnailers and ...
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Nemo “open in Terminal” doesn't work in Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I'm using Nemo file manager in ubuntu mate 16.04 LTS... but when i Right click --> Open in Terminal, nothing happens. not even error messages.
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Stubborn zoomed text in Nautilus / Nemo, whichever set as default

Somehow I have managed to zoom the text size in Nautilus on Ubuntu 16.10, probably because I couldn't originally change the screen resolution and everything was tiny. Now I can't remember how I did it ...
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How can I create a .desktop file that opens a directory in Nemo?

How can I create a .desktop file that opens a directory in Nemo browser?
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How can I disable the quicksearch in “Save as…” dialogue?

In the “Save as...” dialogue the quicksearch function captures keyboard entries if I want to rename the file although the target file name is marked: This is annoying. Although I know that I’m ...
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Can't install nemo-seahorse

I've tried installing nemo-seahorse extension for nemo file manager after installing it as given in the following sites http://www.webupd8.org/2016/11/nemo-320-with-unity-patches-and-without.html ...
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Restore previously open windows in Nemo at startup on Cinnamon [duplicate]

Is there a way to have Ubuntu automatically open the windows (in the file manager) which were open when it was shut down? I am using the Cinnamon desktop environment with Nemo as file manager.
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How do you set desktop background with nemo configured to manage the desktop, in 16.04

If Nemo is configured to manage the desktop: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons true it does not respect the System ...
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File browser freezes in certain folders

Nautilus crashes when I access folders with certain files: the window does not respond anymore, and I do not see the contents of the folder. If I move the files (e.g. from the terminal), I can open ...
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SSH connection for Android using Nemo ''verify your user informations''

I am unsing an Hp mini 110 running Lubuntu 16 and I try to access to my Samsung tab 4 via ssh. I used Nemo since Nautilus doesn't have the File-­­- connect to server menu bar. On my tab I install ...
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nemo-share doesn't work

I have installed samba, nemo-share, nautilus-share. I can't find any share option anywhere in nemo or nautilus. It's not in the right click menu. It's not in the drop down menus. It's not in folder ...
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Dropbox hangs when trying to move sync folder

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with Cinnamon as desktop environment and Nemo as file manager. Dropbox's default folder is ~/Dropbox. When I try to move the folder, by clicking the "Mover" (Move) button, ...