9 votes

How can I start the default file manager from terminal?

Starting with Juno release, the commands have all changed. They're adopting RDNN. For files: io.elementary.files
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2 votes

Working with photos in ElementaryOS

When searching for Gwenview I came across Eye of Gnome (eog). https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/EyeOfGnome It doesn't have as many editing tools, but it also doesn't have most of the issues I ran into with ...
Peter Uithoven's user avatar
1 vote

Working with photos in ElementaryOS

Try Gwenview instead. It's available via Softwarecenter. Change in Setup -> Applications -> Image Viewer
freewind's user avatar
1 vote

How to run caja without terminal?

You need to create a .desktop file and put it inside ~/.local/share/applications. To do that open any text editor and modify the following code to make it work with your app. Please modify the Exec= ...
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1 vote

The File Browser dialog always opens last viewed folder, instead of contextually appropriate location

The file chooser stores its last used folder when it closes and re-opens in the same place initially. I do not think the file-chooser can itself determine the context of the calling app - it is up to ...
Jeremy Wootten's user avatar
1 vote

What are the keyboard shortcuts in Photos?

The ones I could find so far: Ctrl + A Select all Ctrl + I Import from folder Ctrl + S New smart album Ctrl + F Search Return View photo Function keys: F9 Toggle showing sidebar (left panel) F10 ...
Dane Rossenrode's user avatar
1 vote

Copy and paste pictures doesn't work

Copying from Files (pantheon-files) and pasting to LibreOffice does this indeed. You might want to file a feature request in pantheon-files: https://bugs.launchpad.net/pantheon-files/+filebug As a ...
lemonslice's user avatar
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1 vote

Sorting files in different maps (folders)

You can change the behaviour of program such as gedit that use the Gtk+3 filechooser by changing the dconf setting org.gtk.Settings.FileChooser.sort-directories-first using dconf-editor or from the ...
Jeremy Wootten's user avatar
1 vote

How do I scan for and remove duplicate files in Pictures and Music folders?

The best tool I've found so far is DupeGuru. It's free and there is a PPA for Ubuntu. There are also specialized versions for picture and music files. Installation: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hsoft/...
Sysfu's user avatar
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1 vote

file is corrupt

Go to your Trash and delete the Trash with the drive plugged in. This automatically deletes the content of the .Trash folder(s) from all plugged in devices.
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