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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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Evolution/Thunderbird, and copy-pase file from nemo/nautilus

since I migrate from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS, one nice feature of evolution/nemo/nautilus does not work anymore. In the past, I could copy a file from nautilus and/or nemo, and paste it in Evolution ...
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Is it possible to install nemo-compare on ubuntu 18.04? if so, how?

I found this: https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/ but here is not mint, is ubuntu 18.04 This extension code is in python. It is the only reason that I still open nautilus for: to compare ...
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How to enable fade/transition effect when changing desktop background with Nemo

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with Unity as the desktop environment and Nemo is handling my desktop. For some reason, when I change desktop background with Nemo, there is no fade effect - i.e. the ...
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Safely remove an external drive makes Files crash

when I use in Files (Nemo) the option 'Safely remove' for an external drive, the program always crashes (disappears completely). Some time later Ubuntu offers to send in a crash report. Any ...
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Nemo file manager dialog box: selected button

I am using nemo file manager on Ubuntu 18.04 with Arc theme, with xfce4. The current executable file dialog or the shut down dialog has very poor hinting as to which button is currently selected or ...
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Why isn't the file picker a derivative of the file browser

So I went from Nautilus to Nemo file browser, but was surprised to see that the file picker (inside an app, when I choose "open a file". For example, ctrl+o on gedit) was exactly the same. From this ...
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How to increase the spacing between items in the left sidebar of Nemo file manager?

I want to increase the spacing between the items in the left sidebar of the Nemo file manager. By default the spacing is less so, for me, the items looks cluttered. Is there a way to increase that ...
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How to ensure apps use Nemo to browse?

On my Ubuntu 18.04, I installed Nemo and made it the default file manager using the following commands: xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search gsettings set ...
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Nemo theme issue when opened as root

Ubuntu version: 19.10 Desktop Environment: Cinnamon (4.2.4-1~disco0) I have a small problem with Nemo File Manager (version 4.2.3-1~disco0). When I open a folder as root, the root instance of Nemo ...
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Auto-Mount NTFS drive via fstab - Ubuntu 18.04

I have modified fstab to auto-mount my secondary hard drive to a custom location and assign owner and group on Ubuntu 18.04. I am facing some issues and I know that probably the problem is on mount ...
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Desktop icons have disappeared in 18.04 [duplicate]

As I usually just switch between windows that are already open, I don't see my desktop often so I'm not sure when this happened, but at some point somewhat recently everything on the desktop ...
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Having replaced Nautilus with nemo, browser upload remains using nautilus

As the title says. I've followed all steps in google results, checked a few answers here, like this one: How to replace Nautilus with Nemo in Gnome 3 Or this one: Make nemo the default file ...
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nautilus/nemo/other file manager - suggestions for more accessible GUI-based owner management?

Short version TL;DR - When running nemo/nautilus with elevated privileges*, there are a TON of users/groups on the permissions tab... they're all jammed in non-searchable drop-downs that don't have ...
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What is the best website to download Nemo from for Ubunt(make sure it is .deb)

I've been using the Nautilus file manager for the xfce4 desktop environment. I dislike it. Can anyone tell me how to get Nemo for it?
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Remove “Organize Desktop by Name” option

I have nemo as my default file browser in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Is there a way to remove the "Organize Desktop by Name" option which appears when you right click on the Desktop? I keep accidentally ...
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nemo-dropbox won't install on Ubuntu 18.04

When I try to install nemo-dropbox from Synaptic I get the message, Could not mark all packages for installation or upgrade The following packages have unresolved dependencies. Make sure that all ...
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Nemo File Manager - Disable Expandable Folders

I've been using the Nemo File Manager inside of Linux Mint and Ubuntu, and there's always been one thing that bothers me - the little triangle next to each folder that lets me expand it. Albeit this ...
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How to open file browser with a specific file selected by default?

Let's assume a situation where I have a terminal emulator open on my GUI and I have changed my working directory to some specific directory. I know that current directory contains file xyz. Is it ...
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Nemo file transfer no progress?

It seemed like files were copying to a flash drive in an instant, but noticed the flashing light was still going. Problem it in Nautilus at least there was a small indicator slowly turning but in ...
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Disable Nemo windows snap on open?

I switched over from Nautilus to Nemo and is slightly annoying every time a window opens its position is snapped along side any other open window. Is there a way to disable this ? Ideally want to ...
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16.04 replacing folders instead of merging them

When I try to copy a folder into a directory where an older version of that folder already exists, say when backing up a folder to an external hard drive, this window pops up: Is there a way to also ...
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How to add “share dropbox link” to nemo on ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying nemo out, but I use dropbox cloud and the share link option does not show when clicking in a file or folder at nemo. Using ubuntu 18.04
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cannot start nemo if udisks2 is disabled

I use Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS with cinnamon as desktop and my default file browser is nemo. I don't like that any partition of an external disk that I connect to my machine (e.g. via USB) is automatically ...
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Problem with Samba/Raspberry/Nemo

Goodmorning everyone. I have a problem with the 'windows network' in Nemo (default cinnamon file manager). I configured samba on raspberrypi with Raspbian. From a client with Ubuntu 18.10 and cinnamon ...
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How to make file size unit to show in MB instead GB on Nemo

Nemo chooses the file size unit according to his own judgement/desire, kilobytes/megabytes/gigabytes, as we can see on this screenshot below. Is there a way to limit the size unit to MB?
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Resize/rotate image from Nemo (Ubuntu 18.10)

I cannot find a way to install the right-click resize/rotate from Nemo (3.8.5) file explorer, on Ubuntu 18.10 Gnome Shell Tried solution: - install .deb from https://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Nemo

I would like to install Nemo file manager in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, however I read that installing from Ubuntu software or via apt would also install cinnamon dependencies, and this could be risky for the ...
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How to remove the .Trash-1000 folder from a Samba network volume

This is a follow up on the question Prevent Nautilus / Nemo from creating .Trash-1000 folder in mounted devices. In essence, the creation of this folder is hard-coded in these programmes and can not ...
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How do you get large prevews of files like with Apple Finder? [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Pro and I search for files using Finder and Finder shows large previews of the first page of each file as I scroll through the list. I have not found that feature with Nemo or ...
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Prevent Nautilus / Nemo from creating .Trash-1000 folder in mounted devices

Both Nautilus and Nemo create hidden folders called .Trash-1000 in any mounted device, apparently to manage their Trash folder. This is mighty confusing in network drives that are mounted by other ...
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XFCE with Nemo: Context menu -> open in terminal does not work anymore

I don't know what I have touched, but now in my xfce desktop, both in folder and in files, I cannot run "open terminal" from right-click menu. NOTE: I am using Nemo as File Manager Right-Clicking ...
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Changing Default File Manager in Ubuntu Gnome 18.04.2 [duplicate]

...in Ubuntu Gnome 18.04.2 Dolphin doesn't tick all my boxes and I much rather prefer using Nemo. In the Kubuntu you can set this under default applications, not in the Gnome DE. How can this be ...
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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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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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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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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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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 gives me the liist 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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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 ...