A better file manager for Ubuntu
Nautilus file manager has removed many features to simplify the application. Some of the features that have been removes are the tree view and being able to edit the file path. This tutorial is how to install the Nemo file manager from Cinnamon and set it as default in Ubuntu. The following will install and configure Nemo which is a full featured file manager in Ubuntu.
sudo apt-get install nemo
xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons true
You can change what icons are on the desktop using the dconf editor using the following path
org -> nemo -> desktop