Nautilus is the official file manager in Gnome.

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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 ...
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How to chmod in Nautilus via keyboard?

I like to use the mouse as little as possible, but I find Nautilus useful enough to use it when browsing for files. If I want to rename a file while in Nautilus I can hit the F2 key; is there a way I ...
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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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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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Modify network shares, but not delete?

How can I make it so that I can modify the files on a network share (client: linux, ubuntu 9.10, network share server: windows 7), or create new files on it, but not delete? Or at least make it so ...
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Is there a way to edit an existing nautilus (file manager) bookmark?

Is there a way to edit an existing nautilus (fie manager) bookmark? Invoke from Linux command line: $ nautilus Activate connection editor: File>Connect To Server...> Complete entries in ...
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How do I salvage files from the lost+found folder?

Well, I screwed up my external hard drive and now everything is in the lost+found folder. I can barely look through it because there is several tens of thousands of files (buncha inode things) and a ...
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Ubuntu karmic rhythmbox and nautilus integation - open with rhythmbox takes two tries to work

The Open With Rhythmbox right click context menu option in Nautilus for mp3 files isn't working properly. On the first selection of the context menu item it starts up rhythmbox if it isn't already ...
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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 installed Gnome 2.28 with desktop environment. So I'm wondering why so much variable stuff like CD recorders, image editors, games is installed with Gnome. ...
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Ubuntu terminal command to open window to CWD?

Is there a command to open a gui browser (not the web kind, the xwindows kind) to the current working directory in the terminal? For example, I'm working in the terminal, /im/in/some/dir/somewhere$ ...
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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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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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How do I change the default behavior of Nautilus so that it doesn't open multiple folders?

When I'm navigating though a bunch of folders on Fedora 11 I don't want to open a new window each time I click down a level. I want it to work like Explorer in Windows where the contents of just one ...
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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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Ubuntu: is there a better file manager than Nautilus? [closed]

Is there a package readily available that can replace & enhance the functionality of Nautilus?
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Nautilus: is there a way to change a symlink using Nautilus?

Is there a way to change a symlink using Nautilus?
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Picture thumbnails on Ubuntu?

Is there a way to view picture thumbnails on Ubuntu within Nautilus? NOTE: the photos I am trying to view sit on a network drive without WRITE permission.
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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 ...