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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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Remove drive model from partition labels in left pane

Nitpicking I know, but since upgrading to 7.1, Files has started showing partitions with drive model numbers like this: Anyone know how to get rid of this irrelevant and screen estate gobbling ...
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All downloaded files treated as text files until Pantheon-Files restarted

As the title suggests, any file I download - i.e. an .mp4, or .jpg shows up in Pantheon-Files as a text file. Double click attempts to open said file in Code. Right clicking shows "Open in Code&...
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Double click instead of single click when to save files

I'm an elementaryOS first timer, but been using Linux since 2001. I installed latest eOS yesterday but I found some difficulties, one of them is to set up 'double click'. I've already set up to use ...
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Elementary OS 7 - File Manager - wrong default application for PDF

When I download the files on my computer, I have a problem with files extensions. For example: its impossible to open PDF files with one-click - I have to click "Open with" and select ...
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List View in Files suddenly uses icons twice as large

I was working with files and for some reason all the icons suddenly became about 2X larger, which caused the line spacing to also go up by 2X and now the display is half blank space and much less ...
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How to enable thumbnails preview on Files manager in Jolnir

Can't enable thumbnails preview on Files manager in Jolnir. Already tried editing: sudo nano /etc/xdg/tumbler/tumbler.rc any suggestion?
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Change default terminal in files (io.elementary.files)

I just switched to Kitty and I'm loving it, but when I open a terminal in the files app always send me to the default terminal instead of kitty. I have modified the default launch terminal via: sudo ...
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Trash Quick-Link removed - can get it back

How can I reactivate the Trash Can on the left site of the Files window?
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disconnet a smb session opened with "remember forever" option

I connected to a samba folder on a windows with that option.. The problem is the user I loged in doesn't have permission to manage it, so I want to log in again with another user (Sorry for my english,...
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Installing missing dependencies

So one of the first things I tried to do with my fresh install of Elementary OS turned out to be a noob mistake. I followed a youtube tutorial to install Elementary Tweaks only to learn that it's not ...
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Dragdrop Trash Can

Does the trash docklet has a dragdrop functionality? Also the language of the Trash docklet stays in English and doesn't change to Dutch in my case.
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How acess the Files with terminal?

Commans like sudo pantheon-files don't works. Has a command on terminal to acess the Files?
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Latest upgrade made io.elementary.contractor.file-roller package "no longer required"

This morning my apt dist-upgrade routine resulted in one new package - io.elementary.portals. Furthermore, this new upgrade made io.elementary.contractor.file-roller package "no longer required&...
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create new folder while saving the file (not before...)

The option to create new folder while saving a file seem to have disappeared in Odin? Am I missing something? or is it another "improvement" in Odin?
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Is it possible to add a shortcut key for a context command?

Can I add a shortcut key for context commands (right-click commands)? For example, I want to add a shortcut key for Open In --> Terminal in the Files application. Can I, perhaps, add a shortcut to ...
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Why can't I connect to a server when administrator?

I've just started looking at Elementary OS. I like its simplicity (even if it drives me crazy at times) but I just don't understand WHY there is no Connect Server option in the File manager when you ...
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Why cant Dolphin FM access, browse mounted SSH shares

Installed Dolphin from the App Store, like that split plane feature. Alas I cannot seem to access mounted SSH devices from my local network. Probably something very obvious?
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MTP: Unable to show folder

can't open my android via pantheon-files, have tried to install go-mtpfs or mtpfs-tools.
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Select several items

Sorry maybe I am stupid but I don´t know how to select several files in File Manager or several mails in Pantheon Mail
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Files/Archive Manager application unable to extract .rar files

On Hera I had no issues extract either .rar files or .cbr files using Files/Archive Manager. Now on Odin when I try to extact either I get an error saying "An error occured while extracting files....
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Why don't I have "permission" to delete files off my USB bootable drive?

I'm the only admin/user on my laptop, so I don't know why this is an issue. I right-clicked on the files, and under "permissions" it shows that I'm the owner and there are options that can ...
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Funny bug with missing applications after using Screen Time & Limits

I wanted a way to lock applications so thought that using Screen Time and Limits, previously called Parental Controls, would be a smart way of doing this by locking applications like Code and Files ...
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Cannot configure double-click (to open a folder) in files

Running the Odin beta 2 release. I referred to some past answers but could not find the right setting to configure double-click to open a folder in Files.  gsettings set io.elementary.files....
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How to upgrade Valac?

I am currently using elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera and I had an idea to improve elementary/files. So I cloned the repo and I was trying to build it using the provided instructions in the README.md However,...
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Can I add a folder icon to a custom folder?

The folders in 'Home' (e.g. Documents, Downloads, etc.) all have nice icons on their folders. I have a 'Google Drive' folder in my home area where I sync my files with Google Drive. I would like to ...
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How to revive pantheon files? Hung, reinstalled, unresponsive

I would like to resurrect Pantheon Files. It has crapped out in some manner I can't easily understand of deal with, and I don't know how to proceed. Was dragging files between Files tabs when it hung. ...
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Synology Drive Client integration

Is there a way to correctly integrate synology drive client in Eos? I can install .deb package from synology website, but unfortunately without folder/files status overlays and app indicator on system ...
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What might cause Files to abort or fail a big copy?

Context; saving Mac backups using another PC with eOS boot SSD to store duplicates. Repeatable failure using Files to copy music archive, about 15K item count and 125GB total. The source is iTunes ...
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How to add folder sharing or sharing options to the File manager context menu?

I configured the samba service correctly and I can see the share folder from a windows computer but when I want to share the folder downloads, documents or any other from my personal folder I can not, ...
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How can I recover a password from a sftp bookmark in pantheon-files?

A while ago I was working with a remote environment and I decided to bookmark it in Pantheon-Files app. I inserted my username and password and I marked the "Keep it forever" box so I don't ...
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Drive Names in the Files Manager

I have 4 drives in my current system. Elementary defaults to files being placed on the 1st drive in the system and sets up default folders for users. I however, want to store my files on a large (1 ...
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Used AppCenter to download Mozilla Firefox, but Files shows no .tar or download

I've been using Epiphany for a couple of days, but have encountered a problem with Google Voice that I think Firefox would "solve." Instead of downloading on my own, I dutifully used the ...
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Files app is duplicated

I have an issue with Files app being duplicated in the Applications menu: I also noticed that the app is actually listed 4 times (!) when I try to open some file and I choose "Open with" -&...
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Android device no longer shows in FIles browser

I was installing wine (hardest install of my life) and I didn't read the packages that would be deleted/installed/uninstalled thoroughly enough (I was stuck in dependency hell). It destroyed my ...
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io.elementary.files fails to start and returns "Failed to register: Timeout was reached"

For some reason the Files app started failing (does not start as non root user) It returns "Failed to register: Timeout was reached" I am not exactly sure what triggered this. The only thing ...
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file manager with tag function as in macOS

I read the answers to questions about pantheon files and tags. However, there is not such a helpful solution as in macOS. My question: Is there a chance to give a monetarian contribution for ...
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Connecting to MacOS file share

I have an iMac with an AFP and an SMB file share enabled and Elementary on a laptop. Elementary OS will connect using AFP but I receive a message saying “This Folder is Empty”. Trying to connect via ...
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How can I see the thumbnails videos?

As you can see in the picture below, only the image shows up its thumbnail, not the video. How do I see their thumbnails?
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Bugs: File Manager (4 problems that may be actual bugs in the Files application)

ElementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera plus whatever daily updates since the Fri Aug 28th drop. // default file manager (I think it's just called Files) The first time it happened I had opened "New Window As ...
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Execute pantheon-files as root in elementary OS Hera

I tried to execute pantheon-file as root for a programm that I intalled it. I wrote in terminal "sudo pantheon-files" and nothing. Later I searched references before to asked here, but only ...
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Hera: Replace files with Nautilus

Files has no way to search with in a directory while Nautilus does. How to I replace Files with Nautilus?
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I messed up with usr/share/fonts, please help

I was trying to get install the Inter Font in Elementary OS. In the process, in order to get access to the fonts folder in usr/share, I used this command in the terminal, sudo chmod 700 -R /usr/share/...
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No file transfer window?

New to the forum and to elementary OS, trying it out and enjoying it very much for the moment, thanks to the devs! I'm transferring a big folder from an external hard disk to the pc and I find it ...
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Show/hide "used" bar and/or entry in Files sidebar for specific drives?

I've several partitions on my HDD, the main ones being my elementary OS one which shows up as "File System" in the sidebar, an NTFS data one called "Data", which I've set to auto-...
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Dropbox plug-in dont work. 5.1.5 Hera

What did i wrong? mohn@brake-old:~/Dropbox$ io.elementary.files ** Message: 09:11:14.490: Application.vala:50: Report any issues/bugs you might find to https://github.com/elementary/files/issues ** (...
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nextcloud in elementary file manager?

Folks; I'm using NextCloud client in elementary, all along with the NextCloud desktop sync app. I am sure I have seen a NextCloud icon in elementary file manager on the left side (just below Network) ...
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Right-click > New menu is overflowing with unnecessary options

Recently the New... menu has overflown with useless options for new files, such as .bashrc, .Xauthority, or .steampath Any suggestions for how to clear it out? Here's my ~/Templates directory, there'...
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Pantheon-files crash

Yesterday I start work and take my laptop to office. In home I have automount NFS drive. Now in my office I cannot start Pantheon-files - "Window is not Responding..." It works when I run from ...
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Networks Drive - Thumbnails

I have now started using ElementaryOS daily. Everything is going very well. I do have two things I need to figure out. 1st. This one is a must have. I need to have thumbnails when I browse a ...
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How can I restore the Files app to original settings?

elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz This is what happened: 1-After using Inkscape for a while, the image thumbnails disapeared from my system folders. 2-Following ...
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