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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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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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Rearrange desktop icons with nemo desktop grid

On Ubuntu 20.04, I have installed nemo as described under this comment because the desktop was previously buggy. I can rearrange the icons within the desktop only when I turn off "use-desktop-...
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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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Does nemo-preview work on 21.10?

I am a big fan of the quick preview like sushi on nautilus but I really miss it on nemo... Is it possible to install nemo-preview on ubuntu or pop os 21.10?
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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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Ubuntu 21.10 inconsistent USB drive removal behaviour

On Ubutu 21.10 here. I have a number of external USB drives using NTFS and Ext4. Using either Nautilus or Nemo as my file manager: When I plug them in they show the drive names but they aren't ...
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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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Nemo Created/Modified Unknown but metadata has dates

File with Unknown exiftool GX015352.MP4 ExifTool Version Number : 11.88 File Name : GX015352.MP4 Directory : . File Size : 2....
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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 to attach vim to a tmux session when opening text files in nemo?

Question summary: How do we get vim to attach itself to a pre-existing tmux session when we click on a text file in nemo? What I tried so far I've installed the nemo file manager on Ubuntu 20.04. When ...
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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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3GP video thumbnails not displayed

3GP/3GPP (.3gp) videos have no thumbnails in Nautilus or Nemo. How can this be fixed?
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Using other file managers

I have set up Nemo as my default file manager and it's working fine except for one issue. When I attempt to open a file from within an app it defaults to a Nautilus window. Is there any way to make ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1: How to remove Network file sharing location on Nautilus under other locations

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, GNOME version 3.36.3 and I've mistakenly added two different links to the same server but I haven't been able to remove the other duplicate. Basically I struggled to link ...
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How can I force all applications to use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus's one?

A similar question has been already asked on this site. Here is the link: How can I make all applications use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus? Anyway, this has been posted in 2014....
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Change sort order in Nemo by keyboard

Is there a shortcut to change to sort order in Nemo? Unfortunately I couldn't find anything in the documentation.
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Generate preview thumbnails of all images in a directory for nemo

I would like to be able to force nemo to create preview thumbnails for all images in a directory, not just the ones for the currently visible icons. The reason is I have some folders with thousands of ...
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How To Show Mounted Drives on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop When Using Nemo as Default

I have a mounted drive that I want to show up on my desktop. I know that there is a method here to do this with Nautilus and 18.04, but I am using Nemo, not Nautilus. I just wanted you to know that ...
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MEGASync in Nemo shows error: (nemo:70308): WARNING ** connect() failed

When I start Nemo with the debug postfix (nemo --debug) and MEGASync is not started & connected, I get the error on the command line: ** (nemo:70308): WARNING **: 14:01:02.206: connect() failed ...
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Shift Delete not working in ubuntu 20.04

I don't know if this is just me or if this is a case of corrupt install but apparently shift+delete does not delete files permanently from anywhere on my system. It only moves files to the Trash which ...
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How to stop Nemo 20.04 double-click behavior

I am using Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 and I am struggling with a new feature in the file manager. When you are double-clicking your way down through a stack of folders, if you accidentally double-click in ...
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Right click extended menu on desktop not working fully. (20.04 unity)

I'm using ubuntu 20.04 (unity), right click extended menu (resize images, open in terminal etc) wont work on Desktop but it works with file manager --> Desktop. i follow instructions fixes like &...
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