Make Nemo your default file manager in Ubuntu 13.10

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How to set Nemo to be your file manager in Ubuntu 13.10


Here's how you can make Nemo your default file manager in Ubuntu 13.10. If you don't have Nemo installed already, you can get instructions here.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false

gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons true

Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management.

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