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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 ===
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=== Extensions ===
  
Change from Nautilus to Nemo :
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Some programs can add extra functionality to Nemo. Here are a few packages that do just that:
{{hc|/usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop|
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2=[...]
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* {{App|Nemo File Roller|Integrate File Roller into Nemo.|https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-fileroller|{{Pkg|nemo-fileroller}}}}
#Exec=nautilus %U
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* {{App|Nemo Seahorse|Allows encryption and decryption of OpenPGP files using GnuPG.|https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-python|{{AUR|nemo-seahorse}}}}
Exec=nemo %U
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* {{App|RabbitVCS Nemo|Integrate RabbitVCS into Nemo.|http://www.rabbitvcs.org|{{AUR|rabbitvcs-nemo}}}}
[...]
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}}
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See [https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions nemo-extensions github repo] for all extensions.
  
 
== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==
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Nemo is simple to configure graphically, but not all potential configurations can be done via the preferences menu in nautilus. More options are available with {{Pkg|dconf-editor}} under {{ic|org.nemo}}.
  
 
=== Show / hide desktop icons ===
 
=== Show / hide desktop icons ===
# false to hide ; true to show
 
dconf write /org/nemo/desktop/show-desktop-icons false
 
  
== [https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions Extensions] ==
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To enable/disable desktop icons rendering feature in nemo, change the following setting true or false (false to hide, true to show):  
* {{App|Nemo fileroller|Integrate File Roller into Nemo.|https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-fileroller|{{Pkg|nemo-fileroller}}}}
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* {{App|RabbitVCS Nemo|Integrate RabbitVCS into Nemo.|http://www.rabbitvcs.org|{{AUR|rabbitvcs-nemo}}}}
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$ gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons false
* {{App|Python2 Nemo|Python bindings for the Nemo Extension API.|https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-python|{{AUR|python2-nemo}}}}
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=== Make Nemo your default file browser ===
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Add the following line to the Default Applications section of the file {{ic|~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list}}
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[Default Applications]
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inode/directory=nemo.desktop
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== Tips and tricks ==
  
== Nemo Actions ==
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=== Nemo Actions ===
It allows the user to add new entries to the Nemo context menu.<br/>
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The file {{ic|/usr/share/nemo/actions/sample.nemo_action}} contains an example of a Nemo action.<br/>
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Nemo allows the user to add new entries to the context menu. The file {{ic|[https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo/blob/master/files/usr/share/nemo/actions/sample.nemo_action /usr/share/nemo/actions/sample.nemo_action]}} contains an example of a Nemo action. Places where to put custom action files:
Places where to put custom action files :
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* {{ic|/usr/share/nemo/actions/}} for system-wide actions
* {{ic|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/}}
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* {{ic|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/}} for user actions
* {{ic|/usr/share/nemo/actions/}}
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Pay attention to the name convention. Your file has to preserve the file ending {{ic|.nemo_action}}.
 
Pay attention to the name convention. Your file has to preserve the file ending {{ic|.nemo_action}}.
  
=== Clam Scan ===
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==== Clam Scan ====
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{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/clamscan.nemo_action|
 
{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/clamscan.nemo_action|
 
2=[Nemo Action]
 
2=[Nemo Action]
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}}
 
}}
  
=== Moving files ===
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==== Moving files ====
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{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/archive.nemo_action|
 
{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/archive.nemo_action|
 
2=[Nemo Action]
 
2=[Nemo Action]
 
Active=true
 
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
 
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.
 
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>
 
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
 
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;
 
Extensions=any;
 
}}
 
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{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/archive.py|
 
{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/archive.py|
 
2=#! /usr/bin/python2 -OOt
 
2=#! /usr/bin/python2 -OOt
 
 
 
import sys
 
import sys
 
import os
 
import os
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         #os.rename('%s','%s.archive') % (arg,arg)
 
         #os.rename('%s','%s.archive') % (arg,arg)
 
         shutil.move(arg, arg+".archive")
 
         shutil.move(arg, arg+".archive")
 
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
=== Meld compare ===
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==== Meld compare ====
  
 
{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/compare-save-for-later.nemo_action|2=
 
{{hc|$HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/compare-save-for-later.nemo_action|2=

Revision as of 17:29, 3 September 2013

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

Installation

Install nemo from the official repositories.

Extensions

Some programs can add extra functionality to Nemo. Here are a few packages that do just that:

  • Nemo File Roller — Integrate File Roller into Nemo.
https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-fileroller || nemo-fileroller
  • Nemo Seahorse — Allows encryption and decryption of OpenPGP files using GnuPG.
https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo-extensions/tree/master/nemo-python || nemo-seahorseAUR
  • RabbitVCS Nemo — Integrate RabbitVCS into Nemo.
http://www.rabbitvcs.org || rabbitvcs-nemoAUR

See nemo-extensions github repo for all extensions.

Configuration

Nemo is simple to configure graphically, but not all potential configurations can be done via the preferences menu in nautilus. More options are available with dconf-editor under org.nemo.

Show / hide desktop icons

To enable/disable desktop icons rendering feature in nemo, change the following setting true or false (false to hide, true to show):

$ gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons false

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

Tips and tricks

Nemo Actions

Nemo allows the user to add new entries to the 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:

  • /usr/share/nemo/actions/ for system-wide actions
  • $HOME/.local/share/nemo/actions/ for user 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
Name=Archive %N
Comment=Archiving %N will add .archive to the object.
Exec=<archive.py %F>
Selection=S
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