Nemo File Manager for Ubuntu or Linux Mint via PPA

By Umair Sunday, December 16, 2012

Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus 3.4 and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management.

What's special in Nemo:
  • Detachable tabs
  • Built in "Open as root" context menu item
  • Unified, configurable toolbar: you can add/remove the following: up icon, refresh icon, toggle button for the location bar / path bar, home icon, computer icon and search icon.
  • Option to show the full path in the titlebar and tab bars (Preferences > Display)
  • Displays an "elevated privileges" banner when running as root
  • Built in "Open in terminal" context menu item
  • Added GTK bookmarks to the MoveTo/CopyTo context menus
  • Added "Set as Wallpaper" to the context menu
  • Switch view buttons on the toolbar (Grid, List and Compact views)
  • Drag and drop support for the bookmarks in the sidebar
  • Sidebar: indicators under each drive, displaying the free/used space
  • Collapsable sidebar categories
  • Support for sending files via Thunderbird and xdg-email
  • Image properties improvements (merged from Nautilus 3.6)
  • Memory leaks fixes (merged from Nautilus 3.6)
  • and More!

Installation of Nemo File Manager on Ubuntu/Linux Mint, Enter following commands in Terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nemo


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