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

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How do I use nemo's file extract actions to extract to a specific folder?

I have Ubuntu 22.04 and installed nemo as file manager and also nemo-fileroller 5.2.0-2. In /usr/share/nemo/actions you can define extra actions. I have found two different actions for "extract ...
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nemo error on ubuntu 22.04 LTS

A new Ubuntu user here, I want to replace nemo as my file manager, done everything else and it is working except this error, appreciate any help.
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Data loss after running Bash script creating dirs and moving files

For several instances now, I experienced some very weird behavior, where part of the directories and the files in a directory got deleted after running a script which creates new directories within ...
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nemo-desktop taking too much RAM

On Ubuntu 22.04 I am using nemo-*. It's nice to use, but it has 2 core memory leaks. Nemo - the file manager - here I usually am able to just close all the folder windows which kills the process and ...
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Set nemo file manager preferences via cli, array data type

I use the following commands to override default settings in Ubuntu UI, which works fine: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme 'Yaru-dark' gsettings set org.nemo.preferences show-home-...
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Journal entries are filled with nemo: connect() failed [duplicate]

My journalctl entries are filled with nemo[50830]: connect() failed. $ journalctl -r Nov 09 16:38:45 iMac nemo[50830]: connect() failed Nov 09 16:38:45 iMac nemo-desktop[2887]: connect() failed Nov 09 ...
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I have installed nemo file manager on ubuntu 22.10 and there is a bug with it

I have installed Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 22.10, so I noticed that when I switch the workspace, the desktop icons remain in sight. I know that what I just said is unclear but I am sure that the ...
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open a new window using middle click on icons on Dock

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 and Nemo. How to make it open a new Nemo's window when I middle click the icon on the Dock? It works for nautilus. Thanks a lot
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Case insensitive sort in Nemo

So I'm trying to get so special characters are on top followed by numbers, then letters case insensitive. I've added export LC_ALL=C to my .profile, but the result is case sensitive. Is there a better ...
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Can not connect with Files to SFTP after upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04

Until I recently upgraded my machine from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 I always could connect to SFTP folders with Nemo or Nautilus easily. I am using a connection with username and password and the password ...
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Is there a file manager that allows grouping of bookmarks in a side panel?

I would like to have a file manager that I can group folder locations under customised group names in a sidebar. I have played around with Ubuntu Nautilus, Nemo and Dolphin and can't seem to achieve ...
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How can I install nemo- plugins for 22.04

Nemo File manager is part of the default Ubuntu repository. The only extension is the current repository is "nemo-fileroller". The PPA's I used for past releases are not maintained any more ...
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black screen when no window open 22.04

I just upgraded to 22.04 and have a strange error. Ubuntu behaves completely normally, provided at least one window is open. This could be a folder, application like Firefox, whatever, as long as it's ...
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Gnome 42 Wayland - nemo-desktop on org-gnome-Nautilus-desktop doesn't work properly

Using Wayland with Gnome 42 (default of this distribution), when icons are dragged across nemo-desktop and then released, they are not moved to the new position, always returning to the top left of ...
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Does the "Files (Nautilus)" "Run Software" Button work?

I've installed Ubuntu 22.04 on a VM. Inserting the "Guest Additions" ISO, I expected that the provided "Run Software" Button on the right side of the File manager would work. ...
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How to customise keyboard shortucts in Nemo 5.2.4 Ubuntu 22.04

On one of the last versions of Nemo I was able to switch tabs by pressing Ctrl+Tab, but now in Nemo 5.2.4 it's set to be Ctrl+PgUp/PgDn. This is not good for me because I'm on a laptop and it's much ...
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Is there a way to get rid of Nemo (file manager) theme warning?

Every time I open a directory in Nemo-desktop, Nemo file manager opens up, but also a new terminal is opened saying: ** (nemo:36368): WARNING **: 21:28:24.724: Current gtk theme is not known to have ...
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Can't connect to a Windows Share folder that uses a user name and password?

I am trying to connect to a Windows Share folder. I can see it on my network, but when I enter the address of the share folder, for example smb://Server-Raid/OneDrive, I get an error message stating ...
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How do i add the newly installed file manager (Nemo) in the 'activities overview' search results?

Distressed Ubuntu 21.10 user here. I recently purged Nautilus and installed Nemo as my default file manager. I previously had Nautilus added in the activities-overview search-results (under - settings&...
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Files with date "Unknown" but files have date created in meta data

I am rather confused why nemo is reporting that some files have no date set. Which means I cannot order my files by Date. This is only happening with my GoPro videos I will add. But when checking I ...
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I can no longer drag and drop URL links from the Chrome browser to my `nemo` file manager

I followed my instructions here years ago to make nemo my default file manager instead of nautilus (which is the default packaged with Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04, etc). I used to be able to (for many years) ...
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Nextcloud sync status column in any file browser

Is there a way to get a sync status column of Nextcloud in any of the common file browser like Nemo, Thunar, Dolphin etc. like it is shown in Windows?
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Problem in opening ".srt" (SubTitle) files in Nemo file manager

When I'm trying to open a .srt file, this will happen! Before: After: This doesn't happen in other file managers (nautilus and dolphin), ONLY in nemo! It happens for any type of .srt. But I can try ...
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Nemo/Nautilus - Where does the list of 'other applications' reside?

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 with Nemo as my default file manager (because I like the split screen) I was trying to change a default application to set Edrawmax to open .eddx files. If I go to Nemo or ...
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Is there a way to enable checkboxes in the Nemo file manager?

Is there a way to enable checkboxes in the Nemo file manager to select multiple files/folders?
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Search function annoyance wth Nemo

Running Ubuntu 20 with Nemo Files 4.4. When I search a folder I get around 3 or 4 characters in and another search function comes on that copies what I have typed and starts searching the whole ...
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Getting thumbnails of cbz comics with images formatted in webp

So, I have a bunch of digital comics that are in cbz format (just a renamed .zip, for those who are less familiar) in which all the images inside the comics are in .webp format. I am running Budgie 21....
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Increase space between folders in nemo file manager Ubuntu 21.10

Ubuntu 21.10 was released today. After using Ubuntu 16.04 since it was released, I upgraded to Ubuntu 21.10. Did a fresh install of 21.10. I like Unity desktop so I installed it and along with it I ...
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How to create custom thumbnailers for Nautilus, Nemo, and Caja?

Nautilus (GNOME Files) and Nautilus-based file managers, namely Nemo and Caja, already create previews for many common file types with their default thumbnailers. There are also a number of other ...
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How can I disable the recursive search and instead use the type-ahead search in the Nautilus file picker?

The recursive search in the file manager is extremely frustrating, I want to be able to instead use the type-ahead navigation when I'm opening/saving files (selecting the folder that matches what you ...
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Unable to access the root directory via SFTP explorer (Nemo)

I am connecting via sftp inside nemo but if I try to access the root of the server I get the Location is not a folder... but I am pretty sure it is :p Other destinations are perfectly fine: sftp://...
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View passwords stored in Nemo [duplicate]

I have a password stored on nemo for ssh://XXX the server is a new server and I told myself, I'll not be lazy and turn off password tomorrow... I can be lazy, but this is a first! I have stored the ...
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Install Bulky (Nemo bulk renamer)

I can not figure out how to install the new feature that is coming to Linux Mint 20.2. The bulk renamer Bulky (https://github.com/linuxmint/bulky). Because it's such a new thing, i can't really find ...
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Nemo icon view spacing

I recently changed from Nautilus to Nemo because lacking of "type-ahead-search" and sorting in search. Overall experience in Nemo is great except there's way to much space between icon in ...
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No access to trash:// neither to recent:// from file manager

When I try to access trash from file manager (Nautilus or Nemo), I get an error message The folder contents could not be displayed Sorry, could not display all the contents of "trash": ...
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Filename of selected file is invisible in Nemo file manager when focus is on other pane

Open Nemo file manager. Enable View > Extra Pane option. Select one or more files in one pane. Click on the other pane. The filename(s) of the file(s) in the previous pane are not visible over the ...
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Why does a new Samba share show up later, but not directly after creation?

My machine: Ubuntu 20.04 I created a share on my samba server. Pretty cut and dry. I can access the server from the backend via ssh, and navigate freely. However, if I try to reach it from my file ...
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Nemo menu bar doesn't show up

I'm having this very weird issue with Nemo file manager (that I use to replace Nautilus). When I make the menu bar appear (using Alt or right click on the top bar), and the click on any of the options ...
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What is a .txt~ file and how can I open it?

I noticed a file with a .txt~ extension. What does the ~ mean? How can I open this file? It seems not to work with a text editor.
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Remove Old Nautilus Icon

I cam across this thread on having two icons for Files. I am frustrated by having two icons, one for Nautilus and one for Nemo to manage Files. This explains how to change the names of the icons, but ...
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Nemo 'File Management preferences' has no exit

Ubuntu 20.04.1 Cinnamon desktop recently installed. Working with files and folders in Nemo 4.4.2 and when I finish, I can't find a way to close the Nemo 'File Management preferences'? It floats on top ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select full file name including extension

Is there a shortcut to select the full name of a file when copying or renaming using a graphical interface? F2 only select the file name excluding the extension.
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Nemo file manager - Context menu - Actions

I have Ubuntu 20.4. I have installed Nemo file manager to manage the desktop icons. I have added a custom action. What I am trying to achieve is: Enable icons for the Nemo Context menu (Icons are ...
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Why do my thumbnails need to regenerate with every restart? Is it possible to allow them to persist?

I have a large amount of images on my machine and every single time I reboot the machine, I lose this cache, or at least it feels this way. The folder I frequent the most often has around 3.6k images, ...
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Nemo File Quick View

I changed from Nautilus to Nemo on my Ubuntu 20.04 and I really miss sushi functionality (pressing space bar and having a quick look on the file). I'snt there any way to have the same feature on Nemo? ...
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Nemo-preview throws out JS error

My system is Ubuntu 20.04, I download nemo-preview from the repository of Linux Mint and installed it manually. No error or warning shows in the installation. But nemo-preview does not function when I ...
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Change extensions that are recognized as "executable text files"

For script files with the extension .sh I found it convenient to enable "Ask each time" for what to do with executable text files. Now however it also asks it for other types of files (for ...
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File manager that doesn't freeze when working with SMB shares?

I work at a company that uses Samba for file sharing, which means that I rely on it a lot throughout the day. Unfortunately, the service provider of the VPN has not been able to cope with the traffic ...
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What is the correct PPA for Nemo?

I have just changed my file manager in Ubuntu 20.04 from Nautilus to Nemo but the PPA (ppa:embrosyn/cinnamon) I have for it has an 404 error for one of the links in it and doesn't finish adding it in. ...
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What Controls the System's Save Dialogue Box, and File Selector Dialogue Box?

I recently encountered a problem with the Nautilus file manager on Ubuntu 20.04, as it doesn't suite me while saving files, as described in my question here: Save File Dialogue Box in Nautilus, Ubuntu ...
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