Checking out a bunch of files and folders can be a tedious process. Here is a way to quickly preview files in Ubuntu without having to open them.
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Nautilus-copypaste-images is a plugin that lets you copy an image file in Nautilus and directly paste it as an image to an image editor like Gimp. Here’s how it works
Nautilus in Ubuntu has gotten rid of features to sort files by extension. Here is how you can restore the feature and the ability to sort files by extension.
If you have upgraded your Ubuntu and found that when you open the Nautilus File Manager, all the hidden files are visible, then here is the fix.
Ubuntu Raring beta is now available for download. Check out the review to see what’s new in Ubuntu Raring.
The most controversial changes in GNOME 3.6 is the Nautilus file manager, now rebranded as Files. The interface has been stripped down to present you with as few buttons as necessary. Here is a comprehensive look around the newly-redesigned file manager, showing how to manage files in GNOME 3.6.
Since the release of Android’s Gingerbread version, Google made what was probably a market-and technology-driven decision to use the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) when an Android device is connected to a desktop. While MTP is supposed to be a better solution, it doesn’t work out of the box on Linux. However, with a couple of quick changes, you can make it happen.
Symlink, short for Symbolic Link, is a special type of file/folder that points or references to another physical file/folder in the system. When clicked, it will follow the link that it references to, yet maintaining its link structure. For example, when click on a symlink on the Home desktop that is pointing to the Backup […]
If you are one of the lucky few, you might have already received the 50GB storage upgrade to your Box (previously known as Box.net) account by installing its Android app. The next question is, what should you do with the extra storage space? The most logical solution is to install its sync software on your […]
If you are using Ubuntu Oneiric and Dropbox at the same time, you will find that the Nautilus Dropbox extension does not work as well as intended. While the Dropbox daemon is working fine and it will sync all files you place in the Dropbox folder, the sync icon and the Dropbox contextual menu is […]
With the ever-changing world of Linux, you can expect things to be different for no apparent reason. Some changes are good, and some just cause trouble for users. In this case, it can just flat-out be annoying. Most people will instinctively look to the left of the file manager for navigation links, such as back […]
Being the default file manager in Gnome and Ubuntu, Nautilus has done its job well. You can add bookmarks to your frequently used folders, view folders in tabs, connect to a remote server, right-click to extract zipped files, synchronize with Ubuntu One and many other useful stuff. However, sometimes you may find that it is […]
Having used Nautilus (the default file manager in Ubuntu) for several years, I have really no complaints about it. It does its jobs well and you can also install scripts and actions to increase its functionality. However, after installing Nautilus Elementary, I am surprised by the simplicity and the enhancements that it adds to the […]
For Ubuntu enthusiasts, you should know that the next iteration of Ubuntu – Maverick Meerkat is set to release on 10 Oct 2010. For those who are keen to find out what’s new in this release, here is the full review (and screenshots) of Ubuntu Maverick. This review was done on Ubuntu Maverick beta. While […]
Whatever your desktop environment of choice, it likely came with its own file manager. Some have one pane, some have two panes, some work in Gnome, others in KDE, and they all have different options. If the default doesn’t work for you, how do you find the best replacement? How do you know if it […]
In Mac, the QuickLook feature allows you to preview your files without opening them. For Linux users, particularly for those with Gnome desktop, you can also get a similar QuickLook functionality in your desktop with Gloobus-Preview. Gloobus-Preview is an extension for the Gnome desktop designed to enable a full screen preview of any kind of […]
This is a guest post by Abhilash Kumar If you have a website of your own, you would be fairly used to using various FTP clients to transfer files to and from your hosting space. I personally use Filezilla for this activity. What I do not like about most FTP clients is the interface and […]