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Expert tricks for Nautilus

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 80.221.0.201] on September 17, 2007 07:09 PM
A couple of notes.
You don't need to restart the X server. Just do
killall -s TERM nautilus
Gnome will make sure that nautilus restarts on Your desktop.
Last time I tried the nautilus open terminal extension, I noticed that it does not handle spaces or pluses or any other characters that nautilus uses %codes for. So I wrote my own open terminal nautilus script.
Get it from
http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/u/lagerspe/OpenTerminal
Right now it opens gnome-terminal in either the currently browsed dir (if nothing is selected) or in the selected directory, if a directory is selected. Put this into $HOME/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/. and it will show up in a menu called "scripts" in the right-click menu in nautilus.
The script currently handles pluses and spaces in the path.

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