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Questions tagged [pantheon-files]

Questions about the default file manager, Files (also known as Pantheon Files), which can be used to perform all file management tasks, including accessing the entire file system.

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mate-system-monitor won't show in Application menus, plus errors when launched in terminal

I installed mate-system-monitor on my elementary OS Loki install via AppCenter, but I couldn't find it in the Applications menu. I searched for it, with no luck. So I uninstalled it, and installed it ...
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add support for AMD graphics card

i am using hp notebook and i switched from windows to elementary OS and don't find support for AMD graphics card please give driver update hope you will work on my request
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Firefox open containing folder cannot find location

I have Loki 0.4.1 installed with Firefox 60.0.1. I have some folder created in my download folder which have spaces in them, if I download to any of these folders and then try and select open ...
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How to connect to FritzBox NAS

I want to connect to Fritz NAS over smb protocol. In Ubuntu it is easy. Menu > File > Connect to server > "smb://fritz.box" Then username and password. And I am in. How to do it with ...
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Pantheon-files can't connect to samba server with min protocol SMB2 or SMB3

Because the SMB1 protocol is outdated, I would like to use the SMB2 or SMB3 protocol to connect from my elementaryos laptop to a samba share on my ubuntu machine. But when I configure min protocol ...
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Can I switch to the current terminal (file explorer) but not open a new one

In the keyboard settings, we have shortcuts to open a terminal or file explorer, What I want to do is when I pressing Windows+T switch to the current terminal, Windows+E switch to the file explorer. ...
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Disable the check box in the file manager?

Sometimes I have accidentally deleted files or folder (using shift+del) without realizing that they were selected while I was deleting another file. Is it possible to disable that check box in the ...
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Pantheon Files F2 bug

Since a few weeks whenever I try to rename a file by hitting the F2 key the file selection moves to either the file above or below the one originally selected, and then the name becomes editable. ...
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Error message prompting? [duplicate]

I am getting this error ... can u please find any solution to this problem
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Show Path bar permanently in Files

Pressing CTRL+L while pantheon windows is active actually show the path bar in the upper part of Files, but sadly once you leave the bar it returns to the default state, any ways to make the change ...
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How to delete a file in Pantheon File Manager?

My laptop doesn't have DEL key, so I mapped ALT + BackSpace to behave as DEL key. It works correctly in Scratch text editor or even in Google Chrome when I delete a text, but doesn't respond in ...
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Can I set list view as the default in Pantheon Files?

A search here at StackExchange, at Reddit & via Google yields no clear answer. Has anyone found a way to force list view as the default view?
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How to change folder icon in pantheon-files?

How to change any folder icon in pantheon-files? Does anybody know where is the config of user default folders kept in elementary? Maybe there will I find some file to edit. I know I can't do it in ...
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Origin Extract here contract

When extracting files in a folder with lots of files, using right click menu > Extract here, it's quite a hassle to locate the extracted files. I usually start a search on the file name. There is also ...
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File explorer “OK” and “Cancel” buttons disappeared [duplicate]

When we click on "Save Image" on any image on the internet to save it on the PC, a window pop up showing the directory to save the picture in but after an update, both "OK" and "Cancel" buttons ...
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Black screen on log in

I installed Unity desktop on ElementaryOS but after it caused slowness I decided to remove it. I saw this post on Askubuntu.com: sudo apt-get remove unity sudo apt-get remove lightdm sudo apt-get ...
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Creating an open in remote terminal option in pantheon-files

Trying Elementary again, because I still like the concept. Still hung up trying to replicate 'open in remote terminal', which I need for committing code from the remote dev environment. Tried an ...
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How to manage logins, and cash information of “Connect to Server” in ElementaryOS?

How can I edit and manage my login credentials I entered to connect to sftp, ssh servers using the default ELementaryOS File Explorer
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All File Managers Using Same Icon

I'm developing an icon theme right now and I'm trying to workaround this weird thing, but I can't find any way. That's it. All the file managers are using the generic icon called "system-file-manager....
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Files is not showing hard drives and partitions

For my Linux installation (Elementary OS), I have split a 500 GB SSD as follows: 20 GB root 16 GB swap 464 GB /home The problem is, that Pantheon Files is only showing a 20 GB root partition as a ...
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In pantheon-files, right click -> open with -> other applications displays a small window with a list of applications. How do I add a new entry to it?

So I installed firefox in /opt/ and I'm using it normally but I want it to also be the default pdf viewer. I did gvfs-mime --set application/pdf firefox.desktop and now firefox is the default ...
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common Files not recognized

Many.pdf and video files of mp4 and webm format appear to be corrupted. They do not open in any application. But the same files are executed flawlessly in other devices like Android and Windows. ...
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Image resize contract

I'd like to add a right click menu item to easily resize images in files. I found that the following script does what I want when I run it in a Terminal: convert myimage.jpg -resize '1200x1200' -...
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fixed Column width in files

one thing bothers me a bit. I'd like to have the option to fix the column width in pantheon files-column view. They're all messed up when there's one file with a really long file name (e.g. Music ...
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Rename bookmark not working in pantheon-files

I cant rename a bookmark in pantheon-files. I mean, when I right-click in the bookmark, there is a option called "rename", but it doesn't work: nothing happens when I click on it. I am using ...
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Preview EXR or HDR images in Pantheon Files

Is it possible to preview EXR or HDR files in Pantheon Files, thumbnails? It works great with KDE Neon and Dolphin.
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Where's the right place to post feature requests? [duplicate]

I couldn't find a repository. Sorry. I felt like I was really close here, but no.
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problems automounting a hard drive

When I was evaluating Elementary as my primary os, i installed the os on my ssd, and then hooked up an external as my storage drive. When I decided this is the OS that I want to use primarily going ...
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Save ssh connection pantheon-files

I'm able to connect to an ssh server through pantheon-files, the problem is that I'd like to save this connection somewhere so that I'm able to click on the saved connection and it will automatically ...
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Pantheon-files tabs are not refreshing

When I create file or some application creates file tabs are not refreshing and I have to do it manually. Also it can be not only in pantheon-files but all over system in some elements that also need ...
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Setup external hard drive?

So I have an extra external hard drive that I was using for my xbox. So I'm trying to set it up so i have extra space for apps and files for my elementary installation. I installed gparted so i ...
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Not all pantheon-files issues transfered to github

There are some bugreports on launchpad that were not transfered to github issues (this for example). Were they filtered by some conditions or this is just a bug with transfer?
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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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Cannot rename files within the pantheon-files application

I'm currently running Elementary OS Loki 0.4 on my Dell Inspiron 5566, and I just ran into an issue where I simply can't edit the names of any file or folder if I use the pre-installed pantheon-files ...
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(Solved) Plank : the Trash Docklet crashes Plank

When I try to empty the trash bin from the Trash Docklet in Plank (hit CTRL + Right Click on Plank to go the Plank Prefs and Docklets), it often crashes Plank (if not the whole desktop.) And then, ...
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PublicKey/Pem file Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files

Is it possible to connect to ssh server using pantheon-files with public key or .pem file, i really need this integration. The GUI now only show server, surname and password field i cant see a way to ...
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Securely Wipe/Shred Files in Pantheon via Right Click menu

Is there a way to add shred to ElementaryOS content menu? So instead of typing shred -f -v -z -u file.zip I can just right click the file and delete it.
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gsettings doesn't works to desactivate single-click in pantheon-files

Im using Elementary OS loki and I can not desactivate the single click in pantheon-files. I run this command on my terminal sudo gsettings set org.pantheon.files.preferences single-click false ...
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How to disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

When deleting a file it plays a paper crunching sound. I keep my Desktop volume at max and adjust in-app sounds. This paper crunching sound is really loud when earphones are plugged in. How can I ...
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How do reload the mime types after change .desktop file so Files know new app on “Open with” menu

I edited a .desktop (mtPaint) file to add missing mime types it can handle: MimeType=image/x-targa;image/x-tga;image/x-pcx;image/gif;image/png;image/x-xpixmap;image/x-xpm;image/tiff;image/tiff-fx;...
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Media files won't open from dav:// source

Using Loki 0.4.1 64bit. Using Cryptomator 1.3.1 to encrypt files residing in cloud storage (pCloud). When the vault is decrypted the resulting file path is dav://localhost:42427/folderName/file.xyz (...
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How to create a right-click menu option for a specific file extention?

I'm trying to create a right-click menu option in pantheon files that executes a command on files with extensions .cloud and .cloudf. I've looked at multiple other questions asked about using ....
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Pantheon-files asks me for a password to access unprotected SMB shares

I used the right-click menu on a Windows 10 computer in order to share a folder on my local network. I set that share to "Everyone" and also disabled password-protected sharing via the Windows Control ...
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can't log back in to Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki 64bit

I am unable to login back to my os. and yes, I am using the correct password. whenever I login it shows black screen like it is logging me in and then it shows the password prompt again. after ...
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Files: slow mounting causes file display problem

I've tried to play several audio disks. It works, audacious plays songs without a problem. Only when I open an audio disk in Files, it only shows 6 tracks there, although there are more. Running the ...
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How to fix borders in Elementary's file manager?

I've been fiddling around with Elementary for a while and after quite stupidly installing Nautilus, my file manage now looks like this. Note the side menu with the separating bars. I've tried to ...
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how to filter files by extension in pantheon-files

i want to know if its possible to filter by extension which files in a directory are shown. in many file managers you can add for example *.jpg to the path. that did not work for me and the ...
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Google Chrome Browser loses input when Pantheon File Browser is invoked for file upload

On Loki 0.4.1, when using the latest Google Chrome Version 59.0.3071.86 (Official Build) (64-bit), when trying to upload a file to a web page with the invoked Pantheon File Browser, somehow Chrome ...
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Connect to network share on startup

So, my problem is that I have a Windows and Linux share I connect to for working with files and my web server each day, but having to open the network folders through Files every time I turn the ...
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Ctrl+V doesn't work in Pantheon Files

I don't understand how come I don't see anyone else complaining about this problem, is it only on my computer somehow, or is it a known removed feature? But Ctrl+V to paste in Pantheon Files does ...