nautilus
File meta data and location of notes saved in notes tab of Nautilus
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Sathya

I spend quite a lot of time on Super User( my repis a testament to that I guess ;) ) - both on the site as well as the mindblowingly awesome chat (if you haven’t been here, you *must* drop by).

Today a user dropped by and asked a very nice question - which went like -

I have some files that have some text in the notes fields(the tab where you put notes in the properties dialog box)… so can I output those texts with using the ls command.


Always display the location bar in Nautilus
· ☕ 1 min read · ✍️ Sathya
This is a pretty good tip. The default style irritates me to no end. Check out the full post, there are some great tips, especially if you’re new to Nautilus like me. Ever since some distros started their attempt to become more “user-friendly” and gaining the nice looks, some default features got changed. In this case, it’s the location bar. Instead of it they got some buttons that shows the location and let you navigate through the directories!

[How-To] Fix Nautilus File Manager Title Bar(Window Decorator) disappearing when Emerald is enabled
· ☕ 1 min read · ✍️ Sathya

Most of the how-to’s and fixes posted here, are generally my experiences and I post them on how I went about fixing it. This particular how-to was mentioned to me by my very good friend, Bharath, who had this annoying problem of the title bars of every window crashing and disappearing when Emerald is chosen as the decorator.

Generally, I’d recommend running gtk-window-decorator --replace or metacity --replace in terminal - that generally does reinitialize the window decorators. However for Bharath, this particular solution didn’t help and he kept facing the same problem