Articles Tagged nautilus

Small Things that Bug Me in Ubuntu: The Blank Snap Folder

I had to take new screenshots for our list of the best GTK themes this weekend and in doing become acutely aware of how much the "Snap" folder bugs me.

15 June 2020
GNOME 3.32 features

GNOME 3.32 Release: 11 Best Features

The GNOME 3.32 release is here with a stack of new features and improvements in tow. We look at the 11 best features in GNOME 3.32.

13 March 2019

The Best New Features in GNOME 3.30

With GNOME 3.30 released, we roundup the best new features the GNOME 3.30 upgrade has to offer. The 35th stable release of the free, open-source GNOME desktop environment to date, GNOME 3.30 arrives six months after GNOME 3.28 […]

5 September 2018
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Ubuntu 18.10 Will Ship with an Older Version of Nautilus

Barring an unexpected spurt of last-minute development (not to mention a feature freeze exception) it’s looking like Ubuntu 18.10 will ship with an older version of Nautilus. Again. April’s release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS offered […]

28 August 2018
Desktop Icons on the GNOME desktop

GNOME’s New ‘Desktop Icons’ Extension Enters Beta

Anyone hesitant of upgrading to GNOME 3.28 because of its decision to remove desktop icons need worry no more. A new extension for GNOME Shell brings desktop icons support back to the GNOME desktop. It works almost […]

22 August 2018

5 Major Improvements Coming in Nautilus 3.30

A number of major improvements are headed to Nautilus, aka Files, aka the file manager at the heart of the GNOME desktop environment. Nautilus 3.30 will feature a redesigned path bar, new toolbar options, and […]

27 July 2018
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How to Get Nautilus Typeahead Search Back in Ubuntu (PPA)

If you miss Nautilus type ahead find feature when using the Ubuntu desktop I’ve some good news. A community maintained PPA brings the feature, which is sometimes known as ‘interactive search’, ‘type ahead search’, or […]

11 May 2018
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Err, You Can Run Nautilus File Manager on Windows 10 [Video]

Y’know, maybe GNOME developers are right about needing to remove the desktop feature from Nautilus. Because, as you’ll see in the video below, GNOME Files (aka Nautilus, because I’m never not going to call it Nautilus) […]

23 January 2018
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS News

Why Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Will Use an Older Version of Nautilus

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will use an older version of Nautilus so that users can put icons on the desktop. Upstream GNOME has removed desktop support in Nautilus 3.28.

17 January 2018
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GNOME 3.28 Removes Option to Put Icons on the Desktop

Developers are removing the option to show icons, folders and files on the GNOME desktop. The feature, part of the Nautilus file manager, is said to be hindering development.

4 January 2018

Nautilus Isn’t Adding Tags, But Might Add File Favoriting Instead

Tags are a super handy way to organize, sort and find files without needing to worry about where you actually put ’em. So, naturally, I was super excited when GNOME developer Alexandru Pandelea began to share […]

27 July 2017

Nautilus Devs Work on a New Way to Integrate Cloud Providers

Work is underway on a new way to integrate cloud storage providers with Nautilus, delivering a more consistent and uniform experience.

13 July 2017