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kb:linux:studio14p04_use_nautilus [2014/09/10 17:24]
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   * **Leave** "Tool to manage well known user directories"​ CHECKED   * **Leave** "Tool to manage well known user directories"​ CHECKED
   * Select the "​Install"​ button   * Select the "​Install"​ button
 +  *  Once this is done and the "​Remove"​ button appears → close the Ubuntu Software Centre 
 +<​note>​**To Install this in Mint 17 Xfce:** 
 +  * "​Menu"​ icon >> Software Manager → Search for "​nautilus"​ (use a lower case n) 
 +  * double-click on "​Nautilus"​ ← 2nd line "File manager and graphical shell for gnome"​ 
 +  * Select the "​Install"​ button 
 +  * Once this is done and the "​Remove"​ button appears → close the Software Manager 
 +</​note>​
 Thunar is extremely deeply integrated into the Xfce Desktop ... so we **need** to leave Thunar in place as the Desktop Manager. (Let Thunar handle any file selection, etc., when configuring the Desktop.) Thunar is extremely deeply integrated into the Xfce Desktop ... so we **need** to leave Thunar in place as the Desktop Manager. (Let Thunar handle any file selection, etc., when configuring the Desktop.)
  
 So to Start Nautilus as **only** a File Manager -- and instruct it to **not** try to also manage the desktop -- the  ''​%%nautilus --no-desktop%%''​ command should be used. The below instructions will add this option to the File Manager selection in the Preferred Applications setup utility: So to Start Nautilus as **only** a File Manager -- and instruct it to **not** try to also manage the desktop -- the  ''​%%nautilus --no-desktop%%''​ command should be used. The below instructions will add this option to the File Manager selection in the Preferred Applications setup utility:
-  * Settings Manager >> Preferred Applications >>​Utilities+  * Settings Manager >> Preferred Applications >>"Utilities" tab
     * File Manager >> select "​Other..."​ from the drop-down     * File Manager >> select "​Other..."​ from the drop-down
     * Enter ''​%%nautilus --no-desktop%%''​ into the "​Choose a custom File Manager"​ pop-up     * Enter ''​%%nautilus --no-desktop%%''​ into the "​Choose a custom File Manager"​ pop-up
       * **Note:** for the above command, make certain to use a **lower case n** on "​nautilus"​-- so you can tell this entriy for nautilus apart from the "​Nautilus"​ entry already in the drop-down list       * **Note:** for the above command, make certain to use a **lower case n** on "​nautilus"​-- so you can tell this entriy for nautilus apart from the "​Nautilus"​ entry already in the drop-down list
 +<​note>​**To do the above for Mint 17 Xfce ...**
 +  * **Use** "​Menu"​ icon >> ​ Settings >> ... **instead of** Settings Manager >> ...
 +</​note>​
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