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Captain Nemo

Note: Due to the removal of important features in Nautilus version 3.6 this plugin is no longer supported. I recommend using an alternative file manager such as Krusader instead.

Captain Nemo is an extension which converts Nautilus into a two-panel (orthodox) file manager.

Features

  • Keyboard shortcuts editor:
https://github.com/vitaut/captain-nemo/raw/master/img/keyboard-shortcuts-menu.png https://github.com/vitaut/captain-nemo/raw/master/img/keyboard-shortcuts-dialog.png
  • Two-panel view (automatically restored):
https://github.com/vitaut/captain-nemo/raw/master/img/two-panel-view.png
  • Keyboard shortcuts in Orthodox mode:
Key Operation
Ctrl+O Open terminal in the current directory of the active panel
F3 View - currently opens the selected file in Gedit
F4 Edit - currently opens the selected file in Gedit
F5 Copy to another panel
F6 Move to another panel
F7 Create directory
F8 Delete selected files and directories

Installation

  1. Install Python bindings for the Nautilus Extension API and introspection data for GConf using the python-nautilus and gir1.2-gconf-2.0 links or the following command:

    sudo apt-get install python-nautilus gir1.2-gconf-2.0
    

    Note that Captain Nemo requires at least version 1.0-0ubuntu2 of the python-nautilus package in Ubuntu.

  2. Save captain_nemo.py to ~/.local/share/nautilus-python/extensions/

  3. Restart nautilus:

    nautilus -q
    nautilus &
    

Authors

Victor Zverovich

License

Copyright 2011 Victor Zverovich

Licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2

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