I recently moved back to an ubuntu desktop environment from a cygwin/windows desktop. The only real windows-y thing that I miss is the ability to type
to open up a windows explorer window from my CWD (for example, if I want to drag-drop a file into another application). The other very
useful trick was the ability to type
and have the system open the PDF in whatever application the system has associated to open PDF files. Is there anything in the ubuntu desktop that has this feature? I've tried using the "nautilus" command, but that only opens a folder. I also don't think its designed to be used that way because it complains at length, like
(nautilus:18654): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
Initializing nautilus-gdu extension
** (nautilus:18654): WARNING **: No marshaller for signature of signal 'UploadFinished'
** (nautilus:18654): WARNING **: No marshaller for signature of signal 'DownloadFinished'
** (nautilus:18654): WARNING **: No marshaller for signature of signal 'ShareCreateError'
Nautilus-Share-Message: Called "net usershare info" but it failed: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare: cannot open usershare directory /var/lib/samba/usershares. Error No such file or directory
Please ask your system administrator to enable user sharing.