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Old 12-25-2010, 06:50 AM   #1
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nautilus-actions 3.0 and desktop menu

Hi friends,

I'm using gnome and I'm trying to add custom actions to the right-click on desktop menu. I've read that this can be done using nautilus-actions, but all the references I've found explain it for older versions of nautilus-actions.

If I create an action (a firefox launcher, for example) and don't add any special conditions for it to show up, it shows when I right-click anything in nautilus, but not on the desktop.

I know it's possible since nautilus-open-terminal shows up on the desktop menu. Any help achieving this would be much appreciated.

Old 12-25-2010, 02:40 PM   #2
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I believe there's something called nautlius script for this one. I don't know much about it, however. I hope the keyword help you in searching for a solution. I will check this thread back when I know of something new.
Old 12-25-2010, 11:40 PM   #3
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I think nautilus scripts lets you put actions in a sub-menu called scripts. Nautilus actions lets you put actions directly in the menu, which is what I would prefer. See for what used to work. I simply haven't been able to replicate it in the new version of nautilus-actions. Thanks for your help!


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