Sunday, August 16, 2015

desktop graphic control in linux ubuntu unity

Control workspaces for desktop, and hiding of the workspace control (switch to a single space)
gsettings set org.compiz.core:/org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/core/ hsize 1
gsettings set org.compiz.core:/org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/core/ vsize 1
Using the Dash or a terminal, open the dconf-editor application. Navigate to
Adding Nautilus to your desktop (more than just nautilus-open-terminal)

sudo apt-get install nautilus-actions -y

To add the menu item click on the Define a new action button and select the Actions tab. Enable the Display item in location menu option and in the Context label field copy+paste the following line:

Open Terminal Here

Enable Display item in the toolbar.
Copy+paste the following line into the Tooltip field

Open Terminal Here

Set icon (optional): Icon -> Themed icons tab -> Click Applications -> Select terminal icon -> click Apply -> click OK

Click on the Command tab and copy+paste the following line into the Path field:

copy+paste the following line into the Paramters field:

Parameters: --working-directory=%d/%w
When done save the action and close the config tool and reload Nautilus using the following command:

nautilus -q

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