Questions tagged [nautilus]

The standard Ubuntu file browser. Note that the elementary OS file browser is pantheon-files.

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Error when trying to use nautilus

When I tried to run nautilus I get this error: nautilus: symbol lookup error: nautilus: undefined symbol: g_file_find_enclosing_mount_finish I have this problem also when grub-customizer and ...
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Desktop showing as a window above original

I'm running Elementary OS Loki, and recently I've decided to change default file manager to Nemo. After installing and setting it as default in System settings > Applications > Default applications, ...
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File search doesn't work in Loki

When I use the search function in "Files" in Elementary OS Loki, it only finds files in the folder that I'm currently in. Any way to activate recursive search? When I install the "Files" version that ...
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I have problems with getting rid of nautilus handling my desktop

I have problems with getting rid of nautilus handling my desktop. I do not want to use it and my wallpapers look ugly because of it. It looks like this: Can you help me with it? Thank you.
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Why don't certain GNOME apps show in Slingshot?

I would like to replace Pantheon Files with Nautilus in Freya 0.3.1. However, this doesn't work properly. After installing Nautilus it does not show in Slingshot. Nor can I add it to the dock because ...
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How to replace file manager in elementary OS?

It's no secret that the weakest link on Luna is the file manager. Regular crashes at work is a disaster. I suspect that it could be replaced by Nautilus or other FM, but I don't know how to do it ...
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Is Nautilus really “not-recommended”?

I had problems in the past with Nautilus being invasive on some desktops, namely XFCE, when it used to compete with Thunar for the desktop, but not in elementary. On the other hand I don't think it's ...