A better file manager for Ubuntu

20 September , 2013 Bill Linux

Introduction
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.

nemo_file_manager
(click image to enlarge)

Install

sudo apt-get install nemo

Configuration

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

nemo_file_manager_dconf
(click image to enlarge)

Desktop, how to, installing, linux, tutorial,

7 Responses to “A better file manager for Ubuntu”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Powered by WordPress. Designed by elogi.