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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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 [closed]

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 ...
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Hide "Recent" bookmark

I'm a new user of this beautiful OS and was wondering if it is possible to hide the Recent bookmark, I've been searching on Google but could only find how to disable it which I already knew. Any ...
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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 does Pantheon Files store color tags?

When I tag a file with a color in Pantheon Files, where is the tag recorded? I guessed it may be stored in a hidden file in the same directory (similar to what Windows and macOS do), but I did not ...
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Pantheon Integration of Google Drive

Are there any plans to integrate an optional connection to Google Drive in the Pantheon file manager? I remember that when I was with Gnome 3 it was as if Google Drive was yet another hard drive or ...
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Disable search as you type in pantheon files

tldr; How can I disable search as you type in files. Hi, I navigate within folders using keyboard and when I type doc it should focus on documents folder but instead it opens recursive search and ...
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Unable to select files from file manager in eos whe uploading,saving, or opening a file

I am using 16.04 base(loki) and the file manager doesn't show buttons to select/save/upload files. For instance - Example 1. when I start writing a new text file and then save it using Ctrl+S I am ...
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Drag and Drop in Pantheon Files Using Left Click?

I'm new in Linux, I just install Elementary OS, the weird thing is the pantheon files behavior, it's using right click and drag, to drag and drop item. How I change it to left click? thank you
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Pantheon Files Side Panel CSS

How can I change the color of the Pantheon files sidebar from dark to light? I can't seem to find the CSS that controls this aspect of it. If anyone knows where to find it please let me know.
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USB Transfer speeds

When I copy files over to a USB drive (in Pantheon Files), the transfer starts fast, but then slows down over time. Once everything is transfered and there are 0 seconds remaining, the transfer just ...
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Huge bug: copy/paste doesn't work in the pantheon-files rename menu [closed]

You can see the proof here: http://giphy.com/gifs/pantheon-files-rename-menu-bug-l4FGtN9vJ8HTtd9Dy/fullscreen The problem is already described here: How can I copy/paste the file NAME? And the ...
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Image preview does not work

My photos in local folders aren't showing the miniatures. The option in the configurations window is already on to show the miniatures. What can i do?
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Why doesn't Pantheon Files remember default application for scripts?

The executable scripts are always executed if clicked in Pantheon Files, even if the default application to be used is changed for them to a text editor under Properties-Open with. I have noticed ...
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How to reduce "Files" 0.3.2 window size?

Before updating the size of the file manager windows might be smaller. The problem is more visible on the other skins, e.g. Arc Theme. It is a way to remove this restriction? Screenshot presents the ...
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cannot open Files in administrator mode [closed]

I have a problem, I cannot open Files as administrator by right-clicking the dock-icon and selecting 'New Window as administrator'. Is that a bug or is it just affecting me? It works OK with Nautilus....
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Load ZFS Partition under Devices

this is my first experience on Elementary OS and I'm pretty new to Linux/Ubuntu. I find my way around pretty easily with Google at my fingertips. Somehow I could not find any sources about the ...
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Panthon Files context menu entry to set image as wallpaper

I know how to edit a contract file, but what command should be used with that?
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list of keyboard shortcuts for Files

i've searched here, reddit, launchpad and google but couldn't find the information. I wanted to know what shortcuts are available for Files. Checked keyboard shortcuts settings but none was listed. ...
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clean up trash in elementary OS 0.4 Loki

How to look for the trash and clean them up in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?
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Can Pantheon Files show sub-menus?

In Nautilus, menus and sub-menus are editable with nautilus-actions-config-tool, Which gives: in Pantheon Files by manually editing contract files (added to ~/.local/share/contractor). Are these ....
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How to choose the default directory Pantheon-files starts in

Pantheon is playing games with me. For a while, it has been starting at the Downloads Directory, which is what I want. I have opened a new directory, and I think closed it while in it. So now it ...
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Context menu to download subtitles in Pantheon Files

Is there a tool that can be added to Pantheon Files context menu for the purpose of downloading video subtitles?
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External HDD doesn't appear in Files

I am trying to connect an NTFS-formatted hard drive with a USB-SATA adapter, but for some reason it won't appear in the devices list in Files unless I mount it manually. However if I mount it ...
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Pantheon Files context menu (contract) to run script in terminal

I would like to be able to have an option in the default file manager to run an executable file in terminal like I have in KDE/Dolphin. This is useful in order to see the output (that could be ...
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How can I restore a folder in pantheon-files

Unfortunately I deleted the folder "Downloads" in pantheon-files (left side of window) How can I restore it?
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How to use Pantheon File Manager to connect to Apple Time Capsule drive

I've setup my drive on time capsule and can successfully mount it manually with the following: mkdir ~/tcdrive sudo mount.cifs //MyTimeCapsule.local/Data ~/tcdrive/ -o username=myusername,sec=...
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Enabling context menu icons in Pantheon Files?

There are no icons in Files' context menus in Loki, and this is normal behavior. Installing PCManFM those icons are still missing, but they can be enabled as explained here. The change doesn't affect ...
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How to set user dirs? (~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file is ignored)

I want to set custom locations for Document, Pictures, Videos and Music folders in elementary OS. This is the method I followed. /etc/xdg/user-dirs.conf # This controls the behaviour of xdg-user-...
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Light background for Files with dark theme

I want to have a dark theme like the one enabled with gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=1 in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini but I want Files to still have a light background. Is this possible? Many ...
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Add 'Share Dropbox link' to Files right click menu

I'm trying to create a .contract file for pantheon-files that will produce a shareable link for a file/folder within my Dropbox. So far, I have this: [Contractor Entry] Name=Share Dropbox link ...
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How can I add / renew CA cert's which pantheon-files is using?

I wanted to mount my webdav share which is using certificate backed by CA "Let's Encrypt". Unfortunately pantheon-files declare that CA is not trusted (not found). This CA is perfectly workable and ...
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Is there a way to refresh the Pantheon-Files "Entire-Network"

If I leave my home and go to my friend's the "Entire-Network" will continue to show my samba shares from home, I've tried killing Files and pantheon-files-daemon, but it still persists. Is there a way ...
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Mounting internal drive to be shared between users

I have a question regarding drive mounts. I installed Elementary on a separate SSD. 3 partitions - swap, file system and home. I then installed a 1TB hard drive. The drive was partitioned to ext4 ...
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Sorting files in different maps (folders)

I'll been using Elementary on regular basis for a couple of years now and I really like it. But - when I open a map (folder) with Files the files are sorted fine - by maps and then filename, but ...
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More than ten search-results in Pantheon Files?

I have answered myself a few times here on how to search files with Pantheon Files (here and here) but I now realize that the drop-down list of search results has no more than ten items. At the end ...
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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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How can I install the latest Pantheon-files(0.3.xx) from (0.2.4) in Freya? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that it resolves the forward, backward problem. Is there a way without breaking the system?
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Enable image previews in Loki file manager

I want to be able to enable (or even better enable and disable at will) image previews (thumbnails) in Pantheon Files. In dconf Editor in org-gnome-desktop-thumbnailers nothing is desabled. PCManFM ...
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Trash bin problem [closed]

Trash bin icon on the plank does not minimize the window. When I click on the Trash icon second time it opens another Trash window instead. How can I minimize it. Is there any solution or must wait ...
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Icon on Files -> Devices does not disappear

I have probably not removed a usb stick properly and as a consequence I have an icon on Files which does not disappear. Have run umount (now it shows as an empty folder), deleted the folder from the /...
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Multiple instances of Files

Is it possible to open more than one instance of Files (pantheon-files)? Right now, every time i open Files new tab is created instead of new window. I use Elemntary Loki, have installed Tweaks but ...
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What are the differences between Marlin and Pantheon Files?

Marlin and Pantheon Files look similar—are they the same? I couldn't find a good explanation anywhere else.
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Loki's file manager repeatedly creates a random ~/.config/dconf/user file

As I wrote in the title, everytime I launch Loki's file manager it starts writing and deleting a random ~/.config/dconf/user file, causing an excessive disk activity. Is there anyone experiencing the ...
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Phanteon FTP connection not create file and folder [closed]

connettendomi via FTP to a remote server using Pantheon files, clicking the right button I display the "New" to create files and folders. Is there any way to solve? Thank you

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