nautilus

Default file explorer for GNOME desktop environment.

TLDR

Launch Nautilus

$ nautilus
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Launch Nautilus as root user
$ sudo nautilus
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Launch Nautilus and display a specific directory
$ nautilus [path/to/directory]
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Launch Nautilus with a specific file or directory selected
$ nautilus --select [path/to/file_or_directory]
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Launch Nautilus in a separated window
$ nautilus --new-window
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Close all Nautilus instances
$ nautilus --quit
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Display help
$ nautilus --help
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SYNOPSIS

nautilus [options] URIs...

DESCRIPTION

nautilus is a file manager, designed for the GNOME 3 desktop.

OPTIONS

-c, --check

Perform a quick set of self-check tests.

--version

Show the version of the program.

-w, --new-window

Always open a new window for browsing specified URIs.

-q, --quit

Quit Nautilus.

-s, --select

Select specified URI in parent folder.

-h, --help

Show a summary of options.

Other standard GNOME options not listed here are also supported.

BUGS

Bug reports can be found and filed at https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/nautilus/issues

SEE ALSO

The documentation may be accessed by pressing F1 in the application or via the application menu. For further information, visit the website https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Nautilus

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