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Questions tagged [nemo]

A free and open-source software and file manager.

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Make app open to default size with cinnamon desktop, on Linux Mint 19.1

I am using Linux Mint 19.1, with the Cinnamon desktop. I am wondering if there is a way to force an application to open the window to a specific size (specifically the nemo file manager). In ...
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which linux distros that do not use Cinnamon DE use Nemo by default [closed]

I know that Ubuntu Budgie use Nemo file manager by default. Is there any other Linux Distribution which do not use Cinnamon but Nemo?
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How do I add a kdiff3 compare option to Linux Mint Nemo file manager

I am running the latest version of kdiff3 on Linux Mint 19.1. When I install kdiff3 on Windows 10, I can then select two files in the file explorer and subsequently right click, the resulting context ...
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Nemo file manager is completely ignoring `_` at the beginning of directory name, when sorting

Ex. suppose some directories are named absorbing appreciate arrive connect depend drop few fold littlel popcorn shrill sticky In Windows, if I put _ before the directories, it would be at the top, ...
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Which is the command who execute all file manager in Ubuntu or Debian?

I working in a custom bash command for open all files(*.*), the command who i make in bash is named "open". This is the content of my bash command file named "open": #!/bin/bash xmessage -center "...
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Problems starting Fritzing by double-clicking on .fzz file

If I select Fritzing from the Linux system menu, it starts normally. If I double-click on a .fzz file in the file manager, I get lots of errors; and when it starts many parts of the main form are not ...
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Cannot type file paths on any Open File Dialogs?

There is no way I can type/paste a file path when I use some Open File dialog: There is not right click option or anything. I use linux Mint XFCE 19.1: linux@linux:~$ uname -a Linux linux 4.15.0-20-...
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NEF files are opening as thumbnails only

To allow me to see thumbnails on my Linux mint system I follow the instructions at this link. https://askubuntu.com/a/427067/349972 It worked like a charm and I was immediately able to see ...
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Videos filmed by same device randomly fail generating a thumbnail

3.8.6v Desktop Mint 19 Nvidia-Driver-390 64-bit Issue Currently some video files display thumbnails, others do not. All videos were filmed by the same device. I have cleared .cache/thumbnails. All ...
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Setting disk ownership when Nemo mounts a hot-plugged USB block-device?

How does one control automount ownership, i.e. the mount 'seat' ownership? In Nemo's left pane, under Devices, manually clicking on a plugged-in, but not yet mounted, USB memory device, cause it to ...
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The longer Nemo is open the slower it becomes to gain focus

I am using Nemo v 3.8.6 with Mint 19 and if I have Nemo open and leave this application running within an hour it is completely unusable, taking maybe 50 seconds to switch focus to it, this doesn't ...
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How can i check for errors of the nemo file manager?

Are there any terminal commands one can use to check if the nemo file manager (linux mint 19.1 cinnamon) is working properly? Asking, since i tend to get some error messages every now and then, ...
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Trying To Make Nemo File Manager Remember A Specific Group Of Tabs And Open Them On Nemo Launch

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 ...
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Display Thumbnails In Icon View But Not In Compact View

I use the Nemo file manager on Linux Mint 19 Tara. Usually I only work with the compact view without thumbnails (see image A), but occasionally I switch to icon view with thumbnails (see image B). To ...
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extremely slow listing with many files

I have an external hard drive formatted as NTFS, cotaining a folder with >100 000 small PDFs (max size is 5Mb, and there is 12Gb total size). When trying to navigate into that folder, Nemo version 3.6....
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Can I somehow skip the run in terminal prompt?

Always when I want to execute my script, I need to confirm that I want to run it in terminal. Is there a way to easily skip that, or set this as default? I am using Nemo file manager (Mint)
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Linux Mint 19 Thunar doesn't list samba shares

I am using Linux Mint 19 Xfce 64 bit, and I am connected to a network with a Samba server. But the shares are not listed in Thunar network. I can list them with smbtree but findsmb doesn't find the ...
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How to associate *.md files with my editor? [closed]

I want to open markdown files by double clicking on them in Sublime Text. I tried every possible way, but I could not achieve it. I created the mimeapps.list file with this content: [Default ...
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Delete files with names that appear to begin with '?' in command line

I am running under Debian stable, Cinnamon DE and I have some files that I would like to delete with a command line (for now I delete these files with Nemo). For example, these .txt files begin with '...
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Filemanagers (nemo, etc) “mount archive/disk/image/etc” mount points

When browsing the filesystem I can mount various things: archives .zip, .tar.gz, images .iso, etc. which then appear to be located in: archive://file%253A%252F%252F%252Fpath%252Fto%252Farchive.tar....
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How to stop OS from asking to execute markdown files?

I am on Manjaro with Cinnamon as DE, so I use Nemo as my file manager. Whenever I double-click markdown (.md) files, I get a dialog asking if I want to execute the file or edit in a text editor. The ...
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Nemo action error: sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

I got the following bash script to mount a share on my machine: #!/bin/bash BA_LAST_OCTET=144 BA_IP=$(ip route get 8.8.8.8 | awk 'NR==1 {print $NF}' | awk -F'.' '{print $1,$2,$3"."}' OFS='.')$...
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Help Creating Nemo Custom Action

I am trying to add a custom command to Nemo (Linux Mint). I have the following script I've been running via the terminal (by manually changing directories): ls | cat -n | while read n f; do mv "$f" "$...
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wrong mime-type displayed for empty text files

I have tried to install a new mime-type for textfiles with a .w extension as follows: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!-- In file ~/.local/share/mime/packages/w.xml --> <mime-info xmlns='http://...
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Using Nemo in Linux Mint to connect to ftp server

I have a USB drive connected to my router to access files remotely, and it can use ftp to connect (not ssh or sftp). I have the router login set to the same login as my desktop computer, and I can use ...
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Why is Nemo displaying each of my MTP devices twice?

There isn't much to add outside of the image posted. I have a Walkman and an Android device plugged into my computer, and each of them show in the Devices list on the sidebar twice. One of each of the ...
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Properly defined alias or function instead of `sudo nemo .`

OS: Linux Mint 18.x Cinnamon 64-bit Say, I would like to run nemo, the default file manager in Cinnamon, with normal sudo, and in current working directory: sudo nemo . Problems: It shows ...
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What command does nemo use to mount drives

I use Linux Mint Cinnamon. I'd like to know what command does nemo use to mount drives when you click on an unmounted drive on the explorer sidebar. I am asking because I need to automount some ...
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Setting an application to launch on a filetype in a specific folder?

I am currently using Fedora 26 with Cinnamon 3.4.6. Using Nemo as my default file manager. I have a folder for Retro Arcade games, and some file types are a .bin. I want to change it to where ...
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Changing Nemo's Text color using a GTK 3.20+ theme

I have this issue with a certain theme that I love. I am editing the theme currently and I am having issues locating where the nemo bar (with the URI and buttons such as back, forward, up, etc are ...
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Where are the user bookmark settings stored for Nemo in Linux Mint?

I am currently using Linux Mint 18.2, Cinnamon 3.4.6, and Nemo 3.4.6 aswell. I seem to be having an issue with Nemo. My places (those bookmarks that are like Music, Pictures, Documents, etc) are now ...
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Nemo fails to open SMB share: “Connection timed out”

Recent events forced us to upgrade our windows share servers to use Samba version 3.0. Nemo, the file manager, cannot open the windows network share, producing an error on every attempt. Using both ...
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How to set nemo as default file explorer in i3 desktop?

I use i3 desktop on Arch linux and I use nemo as file explorer. When in any application I use the option of show in file explorer, it pops up a browser window loading file://path/to/folder. I'd like ...
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Cinnamon: lost default nemo launch for shortkey win + E

I don't know what changed and I don't know how to set it back, but now Super+E launches baobab instead of Nemo. I have check the keyboard - shortcuts configurations. and Launchers/Home Folder is ...
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Dropbox - Nemo integration under Fedora

I want to add a right-click copy Dropbox link under: Fedora 25, Cinnamon 3.2.x, Nemo 3.2.x The nemo-dropbox doesn't work under Fedora. Info: https://community.linuxmint.com/software/view/nemo-...
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Mounted devices are not shown in File manager folder tree items

Good day everybody recently I've installed Arch on my computer and I'm still trying to figure it out why are the mounted devices (HDD) are missing from the Home folder tree in my File manager? To see ...
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Nemo action doesn't work with comand that works in most file managers (as menu services/actions)

I have some commands that I use in many file managers in the same form. Taking one as an example: terminator -e "filebot -get-subtitles -rename -non-strict %f" In the same form it works in a ...
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How to avoid a program taking over the file manager when opening a folder in that program from context menu

The problem described below appears sometimes when a folder is opened from context menu with an option similar to "Open with" - "Other application" What happens is that the program selected in this ...
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How to configure Nemo's right-click “Open in Terminal” to launch “gnome-terminal”

I realize the default of the Nemo's right-click "Open in Terminal" is to launch "gnome-terminal", however, my installation is opening "xfce4-terminal" instead. A while back when "gnome-terminal" was ...
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Use default application as file thumbnail in Mint's file browser

In Mint's default file browser (which is Nemo, as far as I know), I'd like to set the icon of the default application for a certain file type as the thumbnail for all files of this file type. For ...
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XFS Resize Possible?

Can I dd XFS home to backup drive then nuke home & resize root recreating new XFS home then dd file structure back?!? Cannot upgrade Mint 17.3 to 18 as not enough room in root. Would this work ...
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Mount a Thunar/Nautilus/Nemo gvfs bookmark using command line

I have some bookmark that use smb/sftp through gvfs, how to mount them using command line? when I click them (mount using mouse click), it shows on /run/media/myuser/BookmarkName So, is there any ...
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Linux Mint not using full screen, menubar gone

I seem to have entered some strange "mode" in Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon that I don't know how to exit. It persists between reboots. This results in the following changes: The desktop is only usable in ...
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Opening a file from Nemo does not set current working directory

Suppose I have a file ~/work/report.txt. If I open a terminal and change directory to ~/work/, then issue gvim report.txt I get a gvim window where report.txt is opened and :pwd gives back ~/work/...
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Open image files based on header?

Very new Linux user here! Okay, so in Windows, when I have a jpg file saved as x.png it doesn't matter much. I can open it and even the thumbnail works. Linux Mint (Nemo Explorer) doesn't show me the ...
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Backup files as owner using a Live CD?

My partition in Linux Mint 18 is in need of repair, but first I will backup some files using a Live CD. I can't copy the two files that I want, Bookmarks and Bookmarks.bak, because I am not the owner ...
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Right click menu in Nemo missing 'create shortcut' and 'copy/move to'

I recently did a clean install of Linux Mint 17.3 with Cinnamon on my machine. Before the clean install, if I right clicked on a file or folder in nemo, the menu would have a 'create shortcut' option....
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Running Nemo errors with: Settings schema 'org.nemo.preferences' is not installed

I am trying to replace Nautilus with Nemo on my Archlinux system. I followed this guide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nemo I was able to install Nemo via pacman but when I try to start ...
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Nemo file manager - change focus from the sidebar to the main view (automatically)

Edit: GitHub issue report I find it hard to change focus (either by keyboard, or automatically) from the sidebar to the contents view in Nemo 2.8.7 on Ubuntu 16.04. Nautilus does not have this ...
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Unprotected Windows Shares Still Requiring Password in Linux Mint

I am trying to access my windows shares from linux mint. I have 2 windows computers (both Win 10) and my laptop on Linux Mint. My office PC is password protected and can access those files from my ...