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Fdisk formatted usb not mounting

I recently used fdisk over gparted to format and partition a USB and now the USB is not automounting and is not showing up in Nautilus, though it is found by lsblk and anything else that lists disks
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Display audio/video stream title and duration of file in Nautilus folder

Nautilus can be configured to show metadata about a file, such as a thumbnail of the media, the timestamp, the file size, etc., accompanying the file's icon in the folder view. Nautilus is also ...
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How do I navigate to a samba location I've mounted in Nautilus on the command line?

This is the same question here (and a bit of here too), except that I'm running Debian wheezy (7.4). To clear up, these directories do not exist: /run/user /var/run/user ~/.cache/gvfs And this ...
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1answer
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How can rm -rf be slower than delete in nautilus?

I had this very surprising situation recently, while trying to delete folders containing many files (think code repo checkout with some 10 thousands files): When I tried to do this via command line ...
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1answer
246 views

Custom .desktop file not showing in Nautilus “Open With” menu

I want to be able to double click on a Python script (or SH script) inside Nautilus and then it run. So I made a custom desktop file, contents: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Type=Application ...
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207 views

Open directory in the same window using nautilus for gnome

In CentOS (5.9) (gnome 2.16.0) when I browse through folders using nautilus as opposed to the terminal, whenever I click a subdirectory it opens in a separate window leaving the parent window still ...
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1answer
757 views

How do I set up preferred applications in Nautilus by file extension, rather than by mime type?

I regularly work with a few sorts of plain text files, some of these are code files that I want to open in a programmer's text editor, others are large (gigabyte or more) data files that I only want ...
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2answers
224 views

How to automatically mount a file containing an encrypted file system, when a user login?

The file can be mounted manually via 'cryptsetup luksOpen' and 'mount /dev/mapper' but I would like it to be mounted automatically while logging in and by showing a GUI dialog for the passphrase just ...
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1answer
239 views

Make nautilus not show desktop via SSH

Most of the days I am connected to my home server (running Debian) via a ssh shell from my laptop. Most of the tasks are done in the prompt, but sometimes I like to have drag-and-drop-file managers, ...
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565 views

Gnome file manager Nautilus: How to disable front end search window feature

I am using Nautilus 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. What I normally like to do, if I am searching for all items in a directory that have names that start with say the letter 'A' is the following: Suppose I ...
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1answer
142 views

How to get Gnome to open CD automatically

Having switched from Ubuntu back to Debian (a), the one thing I miss is the auto-opening on CDs when inserted into the CD drive. There's nothing immediately obvious under System | Preferences to do ...
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Disable auto-open for a specific device

When I insert a flash drive, always is opened a new window of nautilus showing the content of the flash drive. Is there a form to deactivate "auto-open" option for a determinate USB device? Thanks!
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Is there a way to make nautilus display the “recently used” files and directories?

Is there a way to make nautilus display the "recently used" files and directories, just like the "open file" dialog does? Just to make my question clearer, here are two screenshots: The GTK open ...
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0answers
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Nautilus reacts slowly, information about opened directory disappears

I use the fallback mode in GNOME 3 and Nautilus. When you select Menu - Location - Home (or any other directory), Nautilus opens this directory. I can move between directories without problems. ...
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3answers
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Change Ubuntu 11 scrollbars back to the old style

The question: I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 and the new scrollbars in Nautilus, GEdit, etc. are driving me insane! How do I go back to the old (Ubuntu 10.10 and earlier) scrollbars? The explanation ...
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0answers
551 views

How to customize Seahorse plugin behavior in Nautilus?

I use Fedora 14. The seahorse-plugins package adds a nifty context menu option in Nautilus that allows you to encrypt/decrypt files easily with your GPG key. But is it possible to customize its ...
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Hiding files of a certain extension (.pyc) from Nautilus

I would like to hide every .pyc file from Nautilus. I use Ubuntu 10.04. What could I do?
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1answer
761 views

What is the workflow for automount in Gnome 2.30?

I have a ASUS laptop with Fedora 13. My problem is that any USB storage I connect does not automount. I have other computer with Fedora 13 which does not have the problem. I have not be able to find ...
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1answer
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Configuring mount options for Gnome/Nautilus Auto mounter

I use Fedora 13 with Gnome. I have two NTFS partions that are listed by Nautilus in the pane on the left hand side (in browser mode). When I click on any one of those drives, it prompts me for the ...
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1answer
207 views

Is Nautilus part of GNOME? Or is GNOME just using Nautilus among other environments?

According to Wikipedia, Nautilus was originally written by Eazel inc. However, it seems like a major part of GNOME today. Nautilus's website is apparently live.gnome.org/nautilus. So it looks like ...
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1answer
270 views

Nautilus crashes when dragging files in Ubuntu 10.04

I'm running Gnome in Ubuntu 10.04. Nautilus used to work fine on my system but now it's doing something strange. Whenever I drag a file out of the Nautilus window to move it somewhere else, as soon as ...
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How to add new entry in context menu in Gnome?

There is a very useful entry in gnome's context menu when clicking on any file: Open with gedit (the first entry in the context menu). I'd like to add similar one, for my second favourite editor. ...
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Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V malfunctioning

Sometimes, I select an item, hit Ctrl+C, browse to a folder, hit Ctrl+V, but no item is copied to the folder or some other item is copied to the folder (eg from a previous select + Ctrl+C). For ...
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4answers
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Ubuntu's gui “Open With” command is not memorizing the application

In Ubuntu, when we right-click a icon and use "open with", there is an option to remember that application for that file's type. For some reason, my system is no more memorizing the application (I ...
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How to open some location in new tab in existing nautilus window? (from console)

I want to type something in console that will open some location (on example home dir) in already opened nautilus window. Is it possible?
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Why won't the floppy mount?

The 1.44Meg floppy won't mount in my Nautilus file browser. When I try to mount it, it says there is no media in the drive. Yet, I can write to the floppy through the terminal using the 'cp' command. ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I change Nautilus's delete behavior?

I want to make it so that nautilus requires me to press a key combination to delete files - so that I do not accidentally delete files on a network share with no confirmation again. Ideally I would ...
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6answers
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Why Gnome depends on so much stuff and how to uninstall it?

I'm new to Linux so still learning it. I have installed Debian/GNU 5.0 on my VMware Server with Gnome 2.28 as desktop environment. So I'm wondering why so much variable stuff like CD recorders, image ...
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2answers
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Open ftp:// links with nautilus

This question is exactly what is says on the tin. At the moment, with default settings, all ftp:// links (even bookmarks in the Places menu created with "Connect to Server", which opens in Nautilus ...
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3answers
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Preventing auto-restart of nautilus on gnome 2.28

Cheers! I dislike disobedience from my system. When I want to explicitly kill Nautilus with kill or killall, I am no longer able to do so. Previously I could disable this erroneous behavior (which ...
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4answers
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Creating Files/Folders With Nautilus in List View

When Nautilus is in list view (more like treeview) when I right-click on a Folder, there's no option to create a File/Folder. When I right-click on a file within the folder, it also gives no option to ...
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Linking to a network file using Nautilus

We have a small intranet with a few Samba shares.. I can browse them easily with Nautilus (on Ubuntu Jaunty), but whenever I try to make a link to a shared file (to the desktop for example) the ...