Nemo

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Nemo is the file manager of the Cinnamon desktop.

Installation

Install nemo from the Official Repositories.

Make Nemo your default file browser

Change from Nautilus to Nemo :

/usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop
[...]
#Exec=nautilus %U
Exec=nemo %U
[...]

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

$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;