Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition: Covering 9.10 and 10.4 (5th Edition)Nautilus is default file browser in every ubuntu version uncluding the last version Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid lynx. In the fist sight we nautilus have a little modification and better appearance from nautilus previous version (nautilus 2.2). In this articel i will explain how to Improve nautilus performance and appearance in Ubuntu 10.04 using the latest Nautilus version 2.32.
Before we start to upgrade nautilius, please close all running application such us nautilus and package installer (Ubuntu Software Center, synaptics) .
Upgrading to nautilus 2.32
in this articel we user apptitude to upgrade nautilus, if you already have latest both nautiilus or elementary plugin you can also install using dpkg -i . Now to start upgrading nautilus open your terminal paste command below and follow the directions.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:am-monkeyd/nautilus-elementary-ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
if you do it right, you will see your apptitude adding source package into /etc/apt/source.list and then update all detected a new package. If all proccess successfully do, paste the command below to your terminal and congratulation you have a new nautilus version installed in you ubuntun.
killall nautilusnow your system already have a new version of nautilus file browser. :)
Where isi my Location bar ?
location bar some time become important part in time we want to know `where am i `, how to show your location bar in nautilus 3.20 is quiet simple you can use CTRL + L to show a current location or tap `/` botton in you keyboard to jump to another location.
Installing nautilus theme,plugin and script
we can instantly improve nautilus perfomance and appearence using the theme,plugin and script, we can take it free and a lot of source in internet. here you are some url address that provides a theme,plugin and nautilus script
https://launchpad.net/~elementaryart/+archive/elementarydesktop --> this the best nautilus the i ever had
http://gnome-look.org/index.php?xsortmode=high&page=0&xcontentmode=188 --> provides a lot of nautilus script!!
Setup Gloobus Preview
Globus preview is just another QuickLook running on ubuntu or other linux version, globus preview help us to show `preview` all miscellaneous file such us music (mp3, dat, avi,mp4), image file (jpg, bmp,png) or document file (pdf, word, power point. to install globus preview, open your terminal and paste command bellow then follow every direction given.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gloobus-dev/gloobus-preview
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gloobus-previewwe can instantly use globus preview by selecting file we desire to preview then tab `spacebar` button in your keyboard.
picture above ilustrated glubus preview has work to preview a mp3
picture above ilustrated glubus preview has work to preview an images