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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Double click broke in latest pantheon-files

I'm not a single click fan, so double click being broke is really killing me. Since the latest update of pantheon-files Double Click seems to be completely broke. If I go back to Single Click ...
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How to display folder size in file explorer?

Inside pantheon-files folders do not show its size, like files do. However in properties of the folder size is shown: Is there a way to display folder size directly in file explorer?
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Ask before running script from Pantheon Files

I just switched from Linux Mint (17.3) to elementary OS (0.3.2 Freya). On Mint, when I double clicked a shell script, I was asked if I wanted to "Run in terminal", "Display", "Cancel" or "Run" the ...
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Pantheon-files create a folder or file on network share (bug)

(Sorry for my english, i am french) Hello, When creating a new folder or a new file in a Samba network share or WebDAV, the folder or file is created with the name "new folder" (nouveau dossier in ...
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Pantheon show thumbnails samba server

I just installed a samba server and my files are now accessable via samba. For any reason I can't see any thumbnails in the samba files. Is there an option to change the settings for Pantheon to ...
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PublicKey Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files

Is it possible to connect to a server using the Public Key Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files? If I select "Connect to Server..." and choose SSH as protocol it only offers me a username and ...
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Connecting from Files to WifiTransfer

I have an Ubuntu Phone and there's a program on there which is called WifiTransfer. It is a program to exchange files from the phone via ftp. It says that normally you would be able to see the device (...
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Pantheon Files doesnt show thumbnails for images in Freya

I don't get any image previews in Pantheon Files. I already did the chown of the .thumbnails folder as suggested in various other places, but that didn't help. The thing is: I do get previews for ...
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Is there a way to create bookmark on Pantheon Files using terminal?

I wonder if there's a way to add a bookmark in Pantheon Files (same as CTRL+D) using some command in terminal? Thanks
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Pantheon files does not open in Freya

I put bellow the output when I run the command pantheon-files on shell. Does anybody have any idea about this problem? bnascimento@Vostro-3450:~$ pantheon-files [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 14:58:17.276886] ...
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Is it possible to search directories in slingshot?

I have moved from MacOS to elementary OS. One thing I miss is the ability to search within directories. Is it possible to do so, I don't seem to be finding anything when searching the web. The only ...
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Does `pantheon-files` support extensions and plugins?

Does pantheon-files support extensions and plugins, like nautilus do. If yes, please mention few extensions or let me know (provide link ) where can I get those list of all extensions. In nautilus ...
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Can I get a menu item for Pastebin in Files?

In nautilus there is nautilus-pastebin. nautilus-pastebin is a Nautilus extension written in Python, which allows users to upload text-only files to a pastebin service just by right-clicking on ...
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How can I edit the “New” sub menu when I right click in Files?

On the right click menu in Files, in "New" option I have custom folders and file items. How can I remove them?
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How to get right click menu when folder in column view

I am using elementary OS freya. How to get right click menu when the folder is in column view and folder is fully populated and takes all the space. I got right click menu for list view by ...
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How do I make pantheon-files works with newer version of tumbler?

The old version of tumbler is way too old, the version is so old that it doesn't support the hevc or vp9 videos to generate thumbnails, I have successfully installed the newer version of tumbler(0.1....
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It is too laggy for dragging pictures from web browser to pantheon-files

https://youtu.be/uxr5K9nrCCU Sometimes I need to download some images, it is more convient for me by dragging the images to pantheon-files, but the animation is too slow.
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How can I see the thumbnails of HEVC and mkv with VP9 encode videos?

As you can see in the picture below, only the H264 codec video shows up its thumbnail, not the HEVC or VP9 (mkv). How do I see their thumbnails?
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Freya - Switch File Manager to Luna's

I've used Luna for a couple of years, and I got used to Luna's File Manager. The way we search for a file is similar to nautilus. We type, the search bar is at the bottom, and the first occurence of ...
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Sidebar not showing sytsem and USB Devices along with Personals [duplicate]

I have elementry OS freya , while working yesterday i did something unknowingly , now my sidebar does not show devices , Below is the screenshot. Please help , how can i restore to previous ...
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Date/Time settings in Files

Files are displaying the time in 12 hours format (without AM/PM) when I set my language to English and local settings to Croatian. For example I just created a file it should display 18:33 or 6:33PM ...
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What is “Empty Trash” option in shared partition

I am using elementary OS freya 0.3.2. As shown in the screenshot, I have a common partition (data in ntfs) for all my OSes.When I right-click on the partition, it has Empty Trash option, which is not ...
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How to see the mime type of a file?

Nautilus has the option to see the mime-type of a file. Can I see that in elementary OS without Nautilus?
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Pantheon files sort by accessed

Is it possible to sort files in Pantheon according to when they were last accessed? I used to be able to do it in Nautilus when I was running Ubuntu and even show the access time under the file's ...
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Is Files supporting cbr thumbnails?

I'm wondering whether pantheon-files supporting cbr/cbz thumbnails, since I don't see this is in the default settings, use special tweaks maybe? The thing is no comic books format thumbnails support ...
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How can I opening a directory from the terminal in a new session?

Coming from Mac OS, in terminal I am able to use open . in terminal which will open a directory. I am able to semi replicate this with pantheon-files ., but this returns [INFO 21:33:37.889767] ...
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Slow smb mounts [closed]

So I mapped my network drives to my machine. The server transfer speeds are fine, but it takes a long time to load the folders. like its doing a "mount -a" evry time I open a folder. Here you can see ...
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How do I create a simple SMB file share?

I'm not interested in cloud storage or anything like that, I just need to share out a folder so that OS X and Windows clients can connect to it. Connecting to shares FROM Elementary OS seems to be ...
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Is there a task manager for elementary os freya? [duplicate]

Is there an elementary os keyboard equivalent to windows ctlr+alt+del that would launch a task manager, process list, ability to set affinity, priority, kill a proces,monitor memory and cpu loads, + ...
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Cannot open share when user name contains @ [closed]

My user name for an SMB share contains an @ (like hans@blah.com). It works fine from the terminal masking it with a \ (like hans\@blah.com). This, however, does not work from pantheon-files. Looking ...
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How can I repair permissions for the system backgrounds folder?

I tried changing the background wallpaper in greeter following the top answer from this question: How do I change login background in elementary OS Freya or Loki? I first changed the pantheon-greeter....
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How do I search files with pantheon-files [duplicate]

I'm a newbie with Elementary. How do I do a file search with Files? (I don't see a search box like in other file managers). Thanks.
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“Open with” context menu option not remembering my selection and always showing Run no matter what

This has been annoying me a lot recently. Is there a way to disable the "Run" context menu for some specific mimetypes to make it always "Open with <insert default application here>?" For some ...
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Will it break my system (elementary OS Freya 0.3.1) if I completely remove pantheon-files?

I was contemplating uninstalling pantheon-files completely from elementary OS Freya 0.3.1.. Would this action break my system? I've checked the dependencies in Synaptic Package Manager but I can't ...
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Systray issue : PydioSync v6 [duplicate]

Someone know how run pydio-ui here is the Binaries https://pyd.io/apps/pydio-sync/ Output: message: I couldn't detect any system tray on this system. Here what I need: Thanks in advance
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How to move a python3/gtk3 application to new 'pantheon-filechooser-module'? [closed]

Thank you for your great work. I have some problems since elementary OS 0.3.1 makes pantheon-filechooser-module as the default one. I suppose there is maybe a GObject/Gtk/pixman issue because I can ...
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How do I open a directory in gnome-terminal using context menu?

I recently installed the gnome-terminal and removed pantheon-terminal. Now The 'Open in > Terminal' in context menu is no longer working. How can I use that option to open the current directory in ...
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How to hide partition from pantheon files?

In ubuntu i could hide a partition by going into the disks application, but in pantheon i cant find tha app, so how would i go about hiding an ntfs partition in pantheon files? ubuntu writes something ...
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In Files is it possible to sort folders together w files, rather than folders separate from files, like how files are sorted in the open/save boxes?

In the elementary os open/save dialog box, folders are sorted alphabetically in with files. E.g. if I had the following in a folder, they would be sorted in this order when I view them in the open/...
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Pantheon files will not auto mount cdrom or dvdrom media. How do I do this via command line?

When I remote into my machine using ssh, I am unable to access any optical media because pantheon files has not mounted the media. Is there a command line utility (preferably other than editing fstab) ...
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Can anyone access an FTP Server using Pantheon Files? [closed]

It does not work for me, on three machines (see this other question). So I am curious to know whether this is a general Freya bug, or did someone manage to get it working, or that might be due to the ...
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Any chance to add custom code or an application to “Open with” option at Files?

Any chance that I can open a file with custom codes or a custom made application or a Wine software at Files? I can do that with Dolphin or Nemo, but I don't like Nemo that much and Dolphin is too ...
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What is the default home folder and bookmarks structure?

I accidentally messed up with the structure of my home folder and the bookmarks in the sidebar. Can someone please provide me with a screenshot how the default home folder structure and default folder ...
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Files - gof-directory-async.vala:471: Listing directory error:

when opening a remote directory (FTP) on Pantheon-files, I get the following message (I opened Pantheon-file from the terminal to get error messages). gof-directory-async.vala:471: Listing ...
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Gloobus-preview not working in Freya 0.3.1?

I found Gloobus-preview and thought it's kinda cool. Is there any way to get this to work in Files? Tried using the configurator and change the previewer path to use Gloobus but it's not working on ...
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Pantheon Files will not open in Freya after updating

I am new to the elementary OS Freya. Have been using Ubuntu for good time now. I upgraded the system in the morning and after upgrading, the file manager "Files" wouldn't open up. There were a few ...
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Cannot select consecutive files using shift key + mouse click [closed]

In all flavors of Ubuntu and Windows,we can select multiple consecutively appearing files and directories in the file manager by clicking on the first folder,pressing and holding the shift key and ...
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Can I add an “Up” button to Files?

In Luna, it was possible (using dconf) to add an "Up" button in Files, to move to the parent directory. The same instructions don't work on Freya. Is there a way to add an "Up" button to switch to ...
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How can I copy/paste the file NAME?

When I do a rename of a file (or a folder) I want to be able to use copy/paste (CTRL+C / CTRL+V) ! When I try to do this (using keyboard shortcut or right click), the name gets validated (I am not in ...
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “pantheon-filechooser-module”

I'm on Freya 0.3.1 64bit and get the message Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" when running an electron shell app. I tried to start it with GTK_MODULES=pantheon-...