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Nautilus is the official file manager for the Gnome desktop environment. It is designed to be primarily a file manager, but there is support for web and file viewing too. This page is meant to help you find information about Nautilus.

How to get a root nautilus

Open GKsu or another way get root and type nautilus in the terminal (in Gnome). The opened nautilus is a root file manager.


Nautilus can be enhanced with various extensions. The available packages are named nautilus-*.


Since 2.8 GNOME fully supports the standards.

See also