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i followed the below link tutorial as follows and had no luck getting nemo to remember a group of tabs "opened bin as root, created the above nemo-tab.py.,made it executable, installed xdotool and wmctrl, and beyond that i'm at a loss. thought rightclicking on bin, open in terminal, and entering nemo-tab.py "/home/mc2635599/Desktop/Shortcuts" would do the trick, but all it did was open a copy of the tab i already had open. once i did the 4th tab i wanted i exited terminal, closed nemo, relaunched nemo and no multiple tabs."

Save Nemo tabs in Linux Mint

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You have misunderstood the answer you linked to. The python script doesn't remember anything. You have to feed it all the tabs you wish to open, in a wrapper script.

So - take a note of the open tabs you wish to "save".
create a script as per the example (Don't forget to replace the paths with the ones you noted first):

#!/bin/bash
nemo-tab.py "~/Documents"
nemo-tab.py "~/Desktop"
nemo-tab.py "~/media/data"
nemo-tab.py "~/Videos"
nemo-tab.py "~/Pictures"

And launch that script instead of launching nemo directly.

  • "And launch that script instead of launching nemo directly.". so do what i did and once created click on the nemo-tab.py? then i can send that to the desktop or create a shortcut wherever i want it? – MrGrimm2635599 Dec 24 '18 at 21:56
  • No, nemo-tab.py is not the wrapper script. The wrapper script has nemo-tab.py "/some/path" lines in it. You create a wrapper script which calls nemo-tab.py several times, each time with a different argument, and launch THE WRAPPER SCRIPT instead of nemo or nemo-tab.py. – Dani_l Dec 25 '18 at 9:02
  • You create the wrapper script yourself, based on your personal preference and requirements – Dani_l Dec 26 '18 at 13:17
  • Please read the tutorial and my answer more carefully- create a script appears in both – Dani_l Dec 26 '18 at 13:18
  • ok took me a minute but that #/bin/bash is a text file like the .py file is and i just save that as a script file, right? so.... #!/bin/bash nemo-tab.py "/home/mc2635599/Desktop" nemo-tab.py "/home/mc2635599/Desktop/Shortcuts" nemo-tab.py "home/CombinedPartitions/Downloads/Torrents" nemo-tab.py "home/CombinedPartitions/TV Series" nemo-tab.py "home/ComBinedPartitions/TV Series/Last Night's" – MrGrimm2635599 Dec 26 '18 at 13:38

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