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== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
[https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacman Install] {{Pkg|nemo}} from the [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Official_repositories Official Repositories].
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[https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacman Install] {{Pkg|nemo}} from the [[official repositories]].
  
 
=== Make Nemo your default file browser ===
 
=== Make Nemo your default file browser ===
  
Change from Nautilus to Nemo :
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Add the following line to the Default Applications section of the file {{ic|~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list}}
{{hc|/usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop|
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[Default Applications]
2=[...]
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inode/directory=nemo.desktop
#Exec=nautilus %U
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Exec=nemo %U
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[...]
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}}
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== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==

Revision as of 16:00, 3 September 2013

Summary help replacing me
This article covers installation, configuration, and general usage tips for Nemo.
Related
Cinnamon

Nemo is a fork of Nautilus, the file manager of the Cinnamon desktop.

Installation

Install nemo from the official repositories.

Make Nemo your default file browser

Add the following line to the Default Applications section of the file ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

[Default Applications]
inode/directory=nemo.desktop

Configuration

Show / hide desktop icons

# false to hide ; true to show
dconf write /org/nemo/desktop/show-desktop-icons false

Extensions

  • Nemo fileroller — Integrate File Roller into Nemo.
https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-fileroller || nemo-fileroller
  • RabbitVCS Nemo — Integrate RabbitVCS into Nemo.
http://www.rabbitvcs.org || rabbitvcs-nemoAUR
  • Python2 Nemo — Python bindings for the Nemo Extension API.
https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-python || python2-nemoAUR

Nemo Actions

It allows the user to add new entries to the Nemo context menu.
The file /usr/share/nemo/actions/sample.nemo_action contains an example of a Nemo action.
Places where to put custom action files :

  • $HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/
  • /usr/share/nemo/actions/

Pay attention to the name convention. Your file has to preserve the file ending .nemo_action.

Clam Scan

$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/clamscan.nemo_action
[Nemo Action]
Name=Clam Scan
Comment=Clam Scan

Exec=gnome-terminal -x sh -c "clamscan -r %F | less"

Icon-Name=bug-buddy

Selection=Any

Extensions=dir;exe;dll;zip;gz;7z;rar;

Moving files

$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/archive.nemo_action
[Nemo Action]
Active=true


# The name to show in the menu, locale supported with standard desktop spec.
# Use %N as an (optional) token to display the simple filename in the label.
# If multiple are selected, then the arbitrary first selected name will be used.
# Token is inactive for selection type of Multiple, None and Any (it will be treated literally)
# **** REQUIRED ****

Name=Archive %N


# Tool tip, locale supported (Appears in the status bar)
# %N can be used as with the Name field, same rules apply

Comment=Archiving %N will add .archive to the object.


# What to run.  Enclose in < > to run an executable that resides in the actions folder.
# Use %U as a token where to insert a URL list, use %F as a token to insert a file list
# **** REQUIRED ****
#Exec=gedit %F

Exec=<archive.py %F>

# What type selection: [S]ingle, [M]ultiple, Any, or None (background click)
# Defaults to Single if this field is missing

Selection=S


# What extensions to display on - this is an array, end with a semicolon
# Use "dir" for directory selection and "none" for no extension
# Use "any" by itself, semi-colon-terminated, for any file type
# Extensions are NOT case sensitive.  jpg will match JPG, jPg, jpg, etc..
# **** REQUIRED ****

Extensions=any;
$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/archive.py
#! /usr/bin/python2 -OOt


import sys
import os
import shutil

filename = sys.argv[0]
print "Running " + filename
print "With the following arguments:"
for arg in sys.argv:
    if filename == arg:
        continue
    else:
        print arg
        #os.rename('%s','%s.archive') % (arg,arg)
        shutil.move(arg, arg+".archive")

Meld compare

$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/compare-save-for-later.nemo_action
[Nemo Action]
Active=true
Name=Compare later
Comment=Save file for comparison later.
Exec=<compare.sh save %F>
Icon-Name=meld
Selection=S
Extensions=any
$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/compare-with-saved.nemo_action
[Nemo Action]
Active=true
Name=Compare with saved element
Comment=Compare %F saved file or directory.
Exec=<compare.sh compare %F>
Icon-Name=meld
Selection=S
Extensions=any
$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/compare.sh
#!/bin/bash
savedfile=/var/tmp/compare-save-for-later.$USER
comparator=meld
if [ "$1" == "save" ]; then
	echo "$2" > "$savedfile"
else
	"$comparator" $(cat "$savedfile") "$2"
fi