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file manager for the GNOME desktop

GNOME Files (a.k.a. Nautilus) is a file manager, designed for the GNOME desktop.

It was initially released in 2001 and has slowly replaced Midnight Commander as the default file manager for GNOME.


"IRC Help" IRC Help channel

"IRC development" IRC development channel

Related Projects

  • Eazel Extensions Library
  • Gnome-commander
  • Mc
  • Nemo
  • Thunar
  • Dolphin
  • Dired

Extension or Plugin

This package can be used as an extension, plugin, or add-on to:
  • Gnome

Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

Folder ColorChoose the color or emblem of a folder


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterGenium12 January 2017

Leaders and contributors

Cosirmo Cechi Maintainer
Dave Camp Maintainer
Carlos Soriano Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
Developer,Help,SupportMailing List Subscribe
Debian (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to usemozilla 0.8
Required to buildbonobo 1.0.9 or later
Required to buildgnome-vfs 1.0.3 or later
Required to buildlibrsvg 1.0.1 or later
Required to buildeel 1.0.2 or later
Required to useGNOME 1.2 or newer
Weak prerequisiteRed Hat 6.2 or 7.0 (to use Eazel installer)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


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