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How can I edit Nautilus Places sidebar and Unity QuickList? - Ask Ubuntu
Excerpts:

gedit ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs

Remove the list you do not want. However, once you login again, it will reset, so

echo "enabled=false" > ~/.config/user-dirs.conf
nautilus  filemanagement  ubuntu  14.04  annoyance  fuckina  solution 
november 2015 by kme
How to remove bookmarks from the Nautilus sidebar? - Ask Ubuntu
Tested in Ubuntu 14.04

Those bookmarks are controlled by ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs and commenting out a lines configures the appearance of the list

As an example, to remove the Videos bookmark from the list change the line:

XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Videos"

to

#XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Videos"
gnome3  nautilus  configfile  annoyance  solution 
june 2015 by kme
Gloobus Preview Update Brings GTK3 And Ubuntu 12.04 Support, More ~ Web Upd8: Ubuntu / Linux blog [http://www.webupd8.org/]
Marlin, the file manager that will be used by default in elementary OS, can also use Gloobus Preview. To set Marlin to use Gloobus Preview, install Dconf-Editor:
sudo apt-get install dconf-tools
Then launch Dconf-Editor, navigate to apps > marlin > preferences and set "/usr/bin/gloobus-preview" for the previewer-path. Then, just like in Nautilus, use the SPACE key to quickly preview files.


This works, but the config path is under org/pantheon/files now.
gloobuspreview  elementary  nautilus  marlin  solution  likeamac  alternativeto  quicklook 
june 2014 by kme
ssh login works but sftp doesn't...
The answer is below:
http://www.snailbook.com/faq/sftp-corruption.auto.html
"
scp2/sftp and sftp-server use a special file-transfer protocol, which they speak over this SSH session. The protocol is in fact based on the same packet protocol used by SSH.

In order for this to work, the SSH session must be "clean" — that is, it must have on it only information transmitted by the programs at either end. What often happens, though, is that there are statements in either the system or per-user shell startup files on the server (.bashrc, .profile, /etc/csh.cshrc, .login, etc.) which output text messages on login, intended to be read by humans (like fortune, echo "Hi there!", etc.). Such code should only produce output on interactive logins, when there is a tty attached to standard input. If it does not make this test, it will insert these text messages where they don't belong: in this case, polluting the protocol stream between scp2/sftp and sftp-server. The first four bytes of the text gets interpreted as a 32-bit packet length, which will usually be a wildly large number, provoking the error message above.
"

This was the fix for not being able to SFTP to a Mac OS X server. Because (as I recall), users on that server were not allowed to change their own shells, I had by .bashrc 'exec' zsh WITHOUT checking to see if it was interactive ([ -z "$PS1" ], via http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-unix-bash-check-interactive-shell/).
ssh  sftp  solution  troubleshooting  nautilus  filesharing  networking 
january 2014 by kme
ssh works, but sftp doesn't | OpenSSH | Dev
For some reason your sftp-server is exiting immediately. Check that
/usr/sbin/sftp-server exists, is executable and doesn't crash
when executed.

For a better test of sftp-server, you can run it directly from
sftp: "sftp -P /usr/sbin/sftp-server blah"

Good suggestions, but no nice on this OS X server I'm troubleshooting. The sftp-server binary is actually at /usr/libexec/sftp-server, though.

FIXED: See http://www.snailbook.com/faq/sftp-corruption.auto.html
nautilus  troubleshooting  filesharing  sftp  mac  osx  sysadmin  networking 
january 2014 by kme
xfce - How can I change which file manager dropbox opens with by default? - Unix & Linux Stack Exchange
This post says Nautilus is still hard-coded to use Nautilus, but I have a feeling that's not the case, since it works with Nemo when Nautilus is not installed. Mucking about with xdg-mime as suggested here (https://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/9404/how-to-use-nemo-instead-nautilus-on-fedora-18/). Suggested fix is to create a script called /bin/nautilus with the contents:
#!/bin/bash
exec thunar ~/Dropbox
exit 0


It seems like there should be a better way, though.
nautilus  linux  filemanager  maybesolution 
january 2014 by kme
Introducing Nemo : Cinnamon
Edit by Clem: It’s removable in Nemo as well (although I personally wouldn’t live without it) :)


Me gusta.
nemo  menubar  menu  filemanager  solution  alternativeto  nautilus  marlin 
january 2014 by kme
kupfer - Convenient command and access tool
Gnome Do and Synapse need this. Also needs generalized support for Thunar, Nemo, Caja, depending on which desktop environment is running
keystrokelauncher  nautilus  filemanagement  needshelp  alternativeto  quicksilver 
november 2013 by kme
Bug 366532 – handle svg thumbmailer (libcroco) crash more gracefully
Maybe solution to SVG thumbnails causing Nautilus to crash: deleting the thumbnail cache. ( I used Bleachbit.)

I've discovered that the problem was caused by an image file on my desktop. It seems to have been the SVG thumbnailer that was the cause of the crash. I moved the image and then Nautilus was able to continue properly.
gnome  nautilus  bug  thumbnailer  maybesolution  svg  icon 
october 2011 by kme
Python Nautilus Context Menu Extension - Ubuntu Forums [http://ubuntuforums.org/]
So does ~/.nautilus/python-extensions just *not* work any more with Nautilus 2.x?
python  nautilus  bug 
may 2011 by kme

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