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Alternative to CTRL selecting a bunch of files

I am moving several images from a folder to another in the Nautilus file manager. I am doing this by holding the CTRL key and clicking the images I want. Everytime I forget to hold CTRL the current ...
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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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How to disable Gnome from making Documents/ Video/ in HOME?

Everytime I login graphically on Ubuntu 11.10 it creates Desktop Documents Downloads Music Pictures Public Templates Videos in my $HOME. How do I disable Nautilus (?) from doing that?
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How does Nautilus mount a partition as normal user?

I can only run the mount command with superuser privileges. How can Nautilus do the same with normal access? How do things work inside?
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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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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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GEdit Snippets don't seem to work on remote files?

I am attempting to use gedit's "snippets" plugin. They work great in Ubuntu, but I've since switched to Debian. Now, even though I have enabled Snippets, they don't work when I am editing files on a ...
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How to open a file or folder from Terminal

I'd like to know if there is a way to open a file or a folder from terminal? When I wrote a URL LINK in terminal, it's allows me to open that link on my default browser. So I'd like to do the same ...
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How can I jump from the sidebar in Nautilus to the content area at right?

How can I jump from the sidebar in Nautilus to the content area at right? I want the keyboard focus to be inside the content area of the folder, so that I can start typing to initiate a search inside ...
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Ubuntu 11 Unity, how to open several instances of Nautilus with keyboard?

On the default installation of Ubuntu 11.04, if I press Windows key + 1, a Nautilus windows will open. If I press it again, it just brings the one Nautilus already opened to focus. I want to actually ...
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Re-enable editable file path in Nautilus

I'm using Gnome Shell with Ubuntu 11.04. I'm liking it a lot so far, but the only issue is the fact I can't type a file path into Nautilus; I only get the silly breadcrumb buttons. Can someone point ...
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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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I installed Ubuntu on my parents computer. Besides SCP, is there a lazy way to drag and drop movies from my computer to theirs?

I installed Ubuntu on my parents computer. Besides SCP, is there a lazy way to drag and drop movies from my computer to theirs? Should I use a virtual desktop? maybe a nautilus plugin or maybe scp ...
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Trash won't open on Ubuntu 10.10

Rhythmbox had double links to all my mp3s because I moved folders and I wanted to get it to rescan so I highlighted everything and clicked "Move to Trash." Now I want to undo this, but Trash won't ...
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In nautilus, how to show context menu on focused file when press Menu Key?

In Windows Explorer, if a file is focused, press Menu Key on keyboard, context menu will show on top of the file. But in Nautilus, the same action shows context menu where the mouse cursor is. ...
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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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Why does Ubuntu's Nautilus display a folder called “Examples” while the console displays “examples.desktop”

These folders occur at /home/username. How does this name discrepancy arise? (Uppercase E versus lowercase e.) It seems to be a shortcut to /usr/share/example-content. How can I delete ...
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Prevent gnome from automatically mounting partition when clicked in nautilus

I have two partitions on a hard drive in my machine that are formatted as ntfs, but must under no circumstance be mounted by my Ubuntu installation (unless I do some preparation first). However ...
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broken nautilus

Not sure how this happened but now the "Places" menu on my Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick opens "VLC" for each of the item on this menu e.g. If I select "Home Folder", VLC opens up and no nautilus file browser ...
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Help: Nautilus has stopped working on my Ubuntu (10.0.4 LTS 64 bit)

problem fixed. The error message in ~/.xsession-errrors file help me diagnose the probelm. It was a missing shared lib that I had accidentally deleted during development on my machine.
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How do I integrate VirusTotal with Nautilus?

Here's a great site: https://www.virustotal.com/index.html Does anyone have a how to/link, how to integrate a menu in Nautilus? Like: "send file to Nautilus" when right clicking a file? Theres an ...
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I want to be able to run the terminal in the folder that is currently open in nautilus

Currently if I have folder "/abc/def/ghz" open on Nautilus and I want to run a terminal command on that folder I have to manually open the terminal and go to that folder. I'd like to know if there is ...
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mount ftp host in linux file system

I tried curlftpfs and can copy files etc., but opening media files in totem or vlc fails with read errors. Any suggestions? I'd try to use gvfs-mount instead, but don't know how to pass an option ...
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Ubuntu 10.04: Nautilus type directory name

Up until Ubuntu 9.10, I am able to toggle between "typing" mode and "buttons" mode in the UI of nautilus, to select the directory I wish to look at. Personally, I prefer the "typing" mode, which is ...
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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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How to hide file menu in ubuntu

How to hide file menu in ubuntu? like Alt in windows is there a shortcut? Update: Finally got it! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/01/nautilus-simple-install-ppa-streamlined.html
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Nautilus shortcut for creating empty files

Is there any keyboard shortcut in Nautilus for creating new empty files. Like Shift-Ctrl-N does for folders. If there isn't, is there a way to add this custom shortcut somehow?
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Nautilus: Copy to same dir name gives a whacky sort sequence: (copy) (another copy) (3rd copy). I want 001, 002

I am using GNU/Linux Ubuntu 10.4 ... the "GNU" should keep Richard Stallman happy; and reasonably so :) The file browser, Nautilus, generates "reading-friendly" names for files which are copied ...
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How to turn off Nautilus autoplay under KDE?

does anyone have an idea why when I insert a cd/dvd/flash nautilus opens as a default file manager under KDE instead of dolphin krusader? in my system settings krusader is set as the default manager, ...
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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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Finder: Open folder as another user

I just would like some simple protection of my files, and from my point of view, there's nothing like unix permissions system. Chmoding and chowning folders and files just gives me the flexibility I'm ...
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File 'pagefile.sys' in CIFS mount of '//windowshost/C$' makes Nautilus give up in disgust

So, I'm running a Fedora 13 VM in VirtualBox under Windows Server 2008. I need to have access to the host drives from inside the VM, so I mount them. I use the C$ and D$ default shares. Here's the ...
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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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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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why is nautilus slow?

I'm wondering why Nautilus is very slow when opening a directory containing lots of files. My /usr/lib dir for example has 1900 files and it takes approximately 5+ seconds to show everything. It has ...
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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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Nautilus Confirm Delete Script?

It's no secret that the delete confirmation feature in Nautilus (version 2.24.1 anyway) does not work when deleting a file despite having the option check to confirm in the prefs window so I was ...
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Nautilus keyboard shortcut for expanding/collapsing folders

In Nautilus' list view, is there a keyboard shortcut for expanding or collapsing a folder? I reckon this is just left and right arrow keys for MacOSX (Finder)
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Unable to establish connection to server

Working in CentOS. Want to have drag-and-drop SCP access to another system. Opened up the file manager (nautilus) and went under File -> "Connect to Server". Filed in the information, hit connect. ...
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make quantaplus a default editor for php files in ubuntu

In Ubuntu, how can I make Quanta Plus the default editor for PHP files? In Windows we just use the open with context menu the first time for any new types of files and check use this application for ...
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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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How to toggle location bar format in Nautilus?

In a previous version of Nautilus the location had a button for toggling between a text field for the directory path, and a row of buttons (one per directory in the path). With the install of Ubunbtu ...
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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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Nautilus cannot handle “sftp” locations via x11

I'm logging into my home computer (Ubuntu 10.04) via ssh, and now I want to open a remote connection (one that is stored in my bookmarks). Nautilus tells me "Nautilus cannot handle "sftp" locations ...
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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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Is there a shortcut key for file browser? (Equiv. of Win+E)

In windows you can press the Win+E to get the Windows Explorer window to open up any time. Is there an equivalent global hot-key to get the file explorer to show up in Ubuntu Karmic?
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Nautilus remote mount resolve numeric uids and gids to names

In Gnome Nautilus I have a remote samba mount through SSH under Ubuntu 10.04 (gvfs). When I check any file properties it displays the user and group as numeric. Is there a way to make it get the names ...
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ACL and moving files in Nautilus

When I move files from a private home directory (e.g. /home/jack) to a shared directory (e.g. /home/shared-school) Nautilus copies the file permissions from the original file into the shared directory ...
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Mount remote samba with sftp:// permissions and group membership

If I mount as remote samba (running on Linux) with Nautilus (sftp://) with a username and password will the permissions work as if I were on the remote system regardless of the local user name and the ...