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Pantheon File Manager Fork?

I believe the Pantheon file manager found in elementary OS is simply called Pantheon Files, right? But I'm curious, is this file manager based on another file manager? Based on the GNOME file manager,...
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Folder not selected after going into it and then going back, but shows it is [on hold]

Whenever I go into a folder and then go back, or up a level, the folder shows it's selected, but it's not. You can test it with F2 to rename. Select a folder and press F2, it works fine. Go into the ...
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Share folders between users

I would like to share my "Videos" folder with another user on the same computer. I created a group to which I added the folder as well as both the users. However, when I log into the other user, I ...
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Is it possible to change the color of folders?

If you're in your home folder, you can right-click any of the folders and just under "Properties" are some colors. If you click one of the colors, it will highlight the text underneath that folder. ...
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Icons of default folder are gone

Default icons of default folders in file manager are gone even though I am using default theme and icons. (checkout image below) Please help me.
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No symbolic links in Loki?

I do not know how to create symbolic links in elementary OS Loki, and my attempts have resulted in errors. (I've tried drag drop and the context menu to no avail). I notice that Drag & drop ...
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I keep finding random screenshots in the Pictures folder

As the title says, the random screenshots are placed in the Pictures folder, and not in Pictures/Screenshots/ where the screenshots I take are saved. Checked the internet before posting this, couldn't ...
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Lost Pictures Folder Icon

I have involuntary renamed Pictures Folder. I have lost the custom icon on it. Is it possible to recover the Pictures icon once the folder is renamed again to Pictures?
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Loki 0.4.1 - How to change home folders names on the left pane?

My folders on the right are in polish (just like my whole system) but those on the left stay in english. How can I change those on the left to polish too? Changing the system language back to english ...
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Can't copy & paste file from comp to usb

guys i can't copy & paste file from computer to usb it's says i already tried gksudo nautilus, and open as administrator. thanks
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Can't pick custom folder?

Under System Settings > Desktop, when I click "Custom" in the dropdown box, I get the above window to pick a folder. But I can't seem to choose anything! There is no "open" button. I can't even exit ...
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How can I add Documents in “Personal”?

I accidentally removed Documents from Personal. I went to Home directory, and Documents is not showing there anymore. I can't access it from Terminal either. Trash doesn't contain it either. Can ...
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Double File folder and strange simbol on the top

i have 2 issues to my elementary Os. The first is the double icon of "file" in my menù,that redirect both to "Home" folder. The second one is the strange icon that appears in the top of my desktop(...
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How can one properly paste a folder in a system folder?

I'm trying to copy the folder "amber14sb.ff" (/home/gustavo/ComputationalChemistry/amber14sb.ff/) to the folder "top" (/usr/local/gromacs/share/gromacs/top/). I did it by using sudo cp -r /home/...
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can't login in the login screen [duplicate]

I use elementary freya. 3.16.0-77-generic 14.04.1 ubuntu. when I installed my laptop, i used the coded home folder. so now I have the following problem; I can't login in the GUI. My laptop was ...
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How to change icon folder in Plank? [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial (https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/252/403) to create a folder in Plank for applications. The folder is created, but I want to know if it's possible to change the icon ...
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How do I copy files/folders over to locked folders?

Sorry for the really dumb question. I've been using elementary for a day now and am trying to copy over the folder for an extension to the Firefox extensions folder (which I finally found). ...
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What is the command behind the option/shortcut to create new folder in Pantheon Files?

Ctrl + Shift + N will create a new folder. I would like to use a different (2-key) shortcut. I know I can use custom shortcuts, but what is the command to create a new folder?
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Pantheon-files create a folder or file on network share (bug)

(Sorry for my english, i am french) Hello, When creating a new folder or a new file in a Samba network share or WebDAV, the folder or file is created with the name "new folder" (nouveau dossier in ...
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xrandr and xgamma settings reverted after deleting random files and suspending computer

After following the instructions here: How to adjust display colors in elementary OS I saved xrandr settings by making run it as a startup application. The settings I set for gamma automatically ...
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How can I remove a folder from the dock?

Folders containing files can be dragged and pinned to the dock. The problem is there's no going back from there, that is you can't remove folders neither by dragging them off nor from a context menu. ...
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What is the most compatible style to name files and folders? [closed]

Which style of naming files and folders is the most compatible within the Linux ecosystem and thus recommended to be consistently applied?
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Is there a way to install custom folder icons?

I have several folders in my home folder that are just plain blue icons, which I feel are a little out of place. Is there an icon theme or tweak I can use to improve the look of my home folder a ...