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Nemo is a file manager for Unix-like operating systems

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Drives visibility in file explorer when GParted is open

Under linux Mint 21, the default file manager is Nemo. On Nemo side bar, you have a list of available drive, and they mount if you click on them. Now, if I open GParted, all the unmounted drives ...
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nemo bookmark of nfs mounted directory causes delay at cinnamon login and automount fails

I am longtime user of Linux Mint. I have just installed Mint 21.1 Cinnamon edition on a newly-built desktop PC. I have set up a systemd mount unit to automount an nfs share at startup: $ cat /etc/...
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How to default nemo to forget LUKS password?

I just finished encrypting all my drives with LUKS. Right now I boot Mint 20.1 off an ssd and have a 6TB hdd. Both drives are now encrypted with LUKS. In the nemo file browser when I click on my ...
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Nemo - use keyboard to switch to different parts of the window?

I'm a mouse-hater... or more fairly, I hate being forced to use the mouse when a keyboard alternative should be possible. With Nemo it's nice because you don't just have a filesystem navigator, you ...
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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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Custom action in Nemo (Linux Mint 18.3, Cinnamon) are not visible in menu

I am trying to add custom action in Nemo's menu. For this I put file my-action.nemo_action in ~/.local/share/nemo/actions like this: [Nemo Action] Active=true Name=Energize %N Comment=My custom, ...
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Files that begin with w disappears from file explorer in nemo cinammon

In the directory "Downloads" (NTFS partition), if a file is created and it's name starts with w, it will disappear after refresh. I don't know if this happens in any other directory, but I haven't ...
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Refresh linux desktop from CLI

Running Linux Mint 17 with Nemo. We can refresh the contents of the desktop by pressing F5. If some changes occurred to the files in the Desktop folder (/home//Desktop by default) and the desktop of ...
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nemo and ls showing different filenames

I'm trying to analyze a piece of malware from the internet. I found out, that nemo browser and ls command show the filename of the malware in different ways. ls displayes filenames IMG147pgj.exe, ...
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Nemo - How can I reload desktop from command line?

I would like to know which command I can use in order to reload Nemo file manager from my terminal. I want to get exactly the same behavior as if I press the F5 key on the desktop. Does someone knows ...
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How to prevent "Unable to open MTP device" popups from opening?

I often plug my Android device into the USB drive simply for charging purposes with no intention to use the filesystem (and with the screen off or with the USB settings in "charging only" mode, either ...
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VPN start freezes Nemo

I'm on Linux Mint 18. Every single time I start a VPN connection, be it manually or via autostart or script (I've tried any possibility) the file manager Nemo freezes, i.e. doesn't start up, or, if ...
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How to map one array element which is separated by newlines into a new array with multiple elements

I select 4 files in Nemo in the path /home/myUsername/.local/share/nemo/scripts/Folder with spaces/. Nemo stores the file paths in the environment variable NEMO_SCRIPT_SELECTED_FILE_PATHS. (As you ...
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Nemo doesn't show up on search

When you press the WIN-key or press "Activities" you can start typing and you will find installed programs. Currently, when I search for Nemo it doesn't show up. I'm on stock Fedora 23 with default ...
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Nemo file manager doesnt remember bookmark on KDE 4.14.2 Debian 8.0.0

-- i have installed Nemo file manager from repo ( nemo 2.2.4 ), on My Machine Debian 8.0.0 and im using KDE 4.14.2, -- my nemo doesnt remember the Bookmark. -- i have tried installing nemo from repo,...
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Mount shares as regular user in Linux Mint 17.1?

All the shares fstab tries to mount show up in the navigation panel in Nemo for me. If for whatever reason a share didn’t get mounted at startup, clicking on it tries to mount it for me. Except that ...
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Nemo: open URI in existing window

The question is about Nemo file manager, which is default for Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon. Is it possible to achieve behavior similar to google chrome or other browsers? When I have an instanve of ...
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