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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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commands and using pantheon-files [duplicate]

what is the command for firing pantheon-files using terminal in juno. $ elementary.io.pantheon-files I tried this already
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Folder colors in juno

after 5 years of honored service, I am replacing Freya with the new Juno on my main (server) machine. I see that the pantheon-files folder color has been changed from the old delicious light blue to ...
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How do I change smb user when connecting?

I signed into my smb server with one user and checked remember password indefinitely. How do I log out and use another user to log in?
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Problem with adding bookmark in Files

Given how immediately familiar Files felt when coming from Finder, I was surprised to see a drag-drop of a folder to the sidebar not resulting in the creation of a bookmark. Did I miss something ...
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Remove standard file manager

How do I remove the standard "files" application in elementary? I already set the new file manager (Polo) as the new default, via the settings. I checked if that worked via xdg-mime query default ...
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Why can I only drag and drop with right mouse button in only some folders?

In my home folder I can use the left or right mouse button to drag and drop files and folders. However, if I go to a mounted drive, I can only drag and drop if I use the right mouse button. What gives?...
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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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Drag and Drop doesn't work on newly copied files

elementary OS 5.0 Juno Files 4.1.7 Drag on newly copied files doesn't seem to work and have to close and relaunch the Files application to get it back to working. Steps to reproduce: Copy a ...
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Pantheon files. Color of files and folders does not work (Juno)

Marking in color of files and folders works before updating (ctrl+R). After updating color of the file disappears. pantheon-files_4.1.5+r3347+pkg78~ubuntu5.0.1_amd64
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Elementary OS, add custom command in context menu pantheon-files

I am trying to add a custom item to the pantheon-files context menu. When you click on a menu item in a folder, the terminal should start and process several commands, and thumbnail files should be ...
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Docs open on select?

New Linux user here. I just installed Elementary OS Juno on my MS Surfacebook. What I've noticed is that in the Files app, it REALLY wants to launch the parent app. I just have to select a document ...
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File preview in right-most column?

Is it possible to have a file preview for "known formats" (e.g. image, PDF, ODT) in the right-most column in columnar view? I do already have thumbnails enabled, but am looking for a bigger preview ...
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is there an href url that will open a folder in the Files app from a local html file?

If I am looking at local html file in my browser, is there url I can link to that will open a folder in the Files app? So, in the browser, I am looking at: file:///home/me/index.html and say I want ...
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Files crash when copy and paste not empty folder with russian language in Juno

There is no possibility to fully use the file manager with the Russian language in the system. When copying folders, the program closes. There is a ticket on github, but it is closed. It seems to be a ...
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Closes Files after selecting multiple videos

I have a problem with" Files "- I select 3 or more video files with the mouse, then RMB for any of the files, then select" open in Video "in the menu , then" Files " is closed. Okay! Who can help. I ...
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'Select as default' not working - Juno [closed]

I am unable to set default application for images and text. I have to open files using 'open with' every time. E.g. Sublime is set as default for text files in settings, yet it asks for default ...
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Icon for File app no longer showing

No more than two/three days ago, the icon for the File app (file manager) is no longer shown, and the icon with the wheen is shown. Can I recover the correct icon, someway?
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Open .blend files from Files

I am clueless how to open blend files from the file manager. It doesnt show up in default applications. Can you tell me how to set blender as default program for .blend files? Thanks! Andreas
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How to change usb mount rules?

Is there any way to change the mount rules on files? It's showexec by default and I need it to mount as exec.
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'Up' shortcut in Files not working anymore [duplicate]

Since Juno i can't use the "up" command. In loki with the backspace key i was able to use it. There is some way to do this? Thanks
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How to select (cherry-pick) files in Files using keyboard only? (Juno)

I'm used to navigating myself using the keyboard through the files app, and until release-juno, I could select particular files in a folder by using Ctrl+Space. Looks like in Juno, this shortcut has ...
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Cannot use CTRL + X/C/V in Files on Dvorak layout

I use the English Dvorak keyboard layout and I'm not able to use CTRL + X, C, or V to manipulate files in io.elementary.files files. Hitting the QWERTY equivalents (Q/J/K) does nothing; except Q ...
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How can I disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 5?

This question has been asked before but the answer is not working in 5.0. There is no sound effects options anywhere. How Can I disable the file delete sound effects in 5.0?
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How to disable file thumbnails?

For example, there is a .doc file in Files app and I can see what is in it. But I want to see just .doc template icon. I'm using Juno.
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how to make backspace work in 'files'

juno,'Files' app, is it possible to go back to previous or upper level folder, by press 'backspace' key? BR.
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Files -> Connect Server - Unable to close dialog box

This is a fresh install, new to the OS. When I click "Connect Server" option, and try to mount a Windows Share, I was unable to connect. In my attempt to close the dialog box, I was unable to. The ...
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Column View right click doesn't always work [closed]

I like using the column view but i usually want to open a folder to see something or maybe edit the properties of the folder after i open it but if i right click the opened folder, the menu does not ...
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How to Enable Right-Click and desktop icons in Elementory OS Juno

I am not able to use Right Click Option to Run Terminal at a precise location in the Latest Elementory OS Juno.I humbly request your assistance.
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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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Can't launch Pantheon Files from terminal

Just installed Juno today and for some reason neither pantheon-files nor sudo pantheon-files-pkexec work anymore. Does anyone know how one can launch pantheon-files through the terminal now? Thanks
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Trash doesn't clean

When I deleted friles to my Trash, I can not empty the bin. I need to restart my desktop in order to empty it. What is the problem here ?
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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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.