Set Nemo as Default File Manager in Ubuntu/other Ubuntu derivatives

Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nautilus has dropped type-ahead find search since 3.6 version and now using recursive search to find files/folders under current directory and sub-directories, most users don’t like this behavior of Nautilus. Many of them […]

Nautilus Type-Ahead Find Feature Enabled By Default In Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr: Nautilus 3.8 was updated with a patch that allows switching between the type-ahead find (interactive search) feature that was available in Nautilus 3.4 and the new recursive search that was introduced with Nautilus 3.6.Further more, the default behavior in Ubuntu was set to type ahead find, instead of the recursive search […]

SunFlower Dual Pane File Manager Alternative to Nautilus, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Install SunFlower Twin-Panel File Manager in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/9/and other Ubuntu DerivativesSunflower is Open Source, twin panel, small and highly customizable File Manager for Linux with plugins support. Sunflower main purpose is to create powerful and easy use of file manager. Sunflower is developed in python language. Currently […]

Marlin File Manager for Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install Marlin File Browser in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Linux Mint 16/15/and other Ubuntu derivativesMarlin is a lightweight file browser built from the ground-up to be responsive, simply designed and easy to use. It will be the default file browser in the next release of the elementary project’s OS.Marlin is based on gtk3 and uses Gnome […]

Nemo file Manager with Extensions for Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install Nemo file Manager with Extensions in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/other Ubuntu derivativesNemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nemo has features like: compact view, all desktop icons, etc.. which are not available in latest nautilus versions, […]

Install Nemo File Manager in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal

Install Nemo File Manager in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nemo has features like: compact view, all desktop icons, etc.. which are missing in Nautilus 3.6 version, Open in terminal and open as […]

SunFlower Twin-Panel File Manager for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

Install SunFlower Twin-Panel File Manager in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint Sunflower is Open Source, twin panel, small and highly customizable File Manager for Linux with plugins support. Sunflower main purpose is to create powerful and easy use of file manager. Sunflower is developed in python language. Currently it is in development stages […]

SunFlower Twin-Panel File Manager for Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

Install SunFlower Twin-Panel File Manager in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint Sunflower is Open Source, twin panel, small and highly customizable File Manager for Linux with plugins support. Sunflower main purpose is to create powerful and easy use of file manager. Sunflower is developed in python language. Currently it is in development stages […]

Install Nemo File Manager in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/13.04

Install Nemo File Manager in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nemo has features like: compact view, all desktop icons, etc.. which are missing in Nautilus 3.6 version, Open in terminal and […]

How To Install Nemo File Manager In Ubuntu

After forking GNOME Shell (Cinnamon), Mutter (Muffin) and MDM (GDM 2.20), the Linux Mint team has forked Nautilus and the result is Nemo, a file manager which is now used by default in Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.Initially, Nemo used to look the same as the patched SolusOS Nautilus so I didn’t write about how to […]

Add a "New Empty File" Entry To Nautilus 3.6 Context Menu

As you probably know, a small but useful feature – at least for me -, was removed from Nautilus 3.6 (and newer): the context menu option to create a new empty text file. So here’s a quick tip on how to get this feature back. Nautilus 3.6 is not used by default in Ubuntu 12.10, […]

Install Thunar 1.5.1 With Tabs Support In Xubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04 [Xfce]

Thunar, the default Xfce file manager, has reached version 1.5.1, getting a much-requested feature: tabs.For now, using middle click to open a folder in a new tab doesn’t work so you must right click a folder and select  “Open in New Tab”. You can also open a new tab using the Ctrl + t keyboard […]

Install SolusOS Patched Nautilus In Ubuntu 12.04

Speaking of Nautilus, Linux Mint isn’t the only distribution that wants to use its own custom Nautilus; SolusOS 2, a Debian-based Linux distribution currently in alpha that uses the GNOME fallback session as default, uses a customized Nautilus too.It’s not a fork but it comes with some cool patches that bring an unified, customizable toolbar […]