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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

Extension or Plugin

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

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

Folder ColorChoose the color or emblem of a folder



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12 January 2017

Leaders and contributors

Carlos Soriano Maintainer
Cosirmo Cechi Maintainer
Dave Camp Maintainer

Resources and communication

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

Software prerequisites

Required to useGNOME 1.2 or newer
Weak prerequisiteRed Hat 6.2 or 7.0 (to use Eazel installer)
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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 July 2018.


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