Error message using truecrypt in mint mate
When double clicking to open a volume from the Truycrypt gui, it calls nautilus. Nautilus may not be installed on your system or having it running alongside caja is yuck. There is no easy way to configure which file manager to be used in the preferences.
Since caja and nautilus have similar command line arguments a simple symbolic link is possible
sudo ln -s /usr/bin/caja /usr/bin/nautilus
When I look in my SD card, caja throws up a stupid blue banner saying “The media contains digital photos”
Not entirely sure. Related to gthumb-import.desktop, which has the text “Import with gThumb” which is in /usr/share/applications/gthumb-import.desktop
Nothing in mateconf-editor to tweak as well. Bad coding…
Uninstalling gthumb and any other image program got rid of the banner, but that is not desirable.
Open/create the file /home/$USER/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list and add these lines (reference http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/mime-actions-spec)
then update the mime database and killall instances of caja
sudo update-mime-database /usr/share/mime
Do not get happy and try modifying /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache as it will get overwritten without warning.
Had a similar problem with the Downloads directory, same stupid blue banner again, “Personal File Sharing”, “You can receive files over Bluetooth into this folder”.
This time I uninstalled the bluetooth sharing agent:
and did another pkill caja
in mateconf-editor the key /desktop/mate/file_sharing/bluetooth_obexpush_enabled looks suspicious
To all the retards that want these helpful hints, download Ubuntu please or better yet, purchase Windows / Mac OS.
New behavior in Mint 14, flash drives, usb drives now mount in /media/$USER/$DEVICE
Caused by the udisks2. Cannot remove udisks 2 easily because the rest of the system relies on it.
A lot of people are angry about the lack of documentation associated with this major change and rightfully so.
It is still not clearly illustrated why the writer of udisks2 has decided to change the way we look at out personal filesystems but there are a few options.
(use google translate)
Create several symlinks each session, ugly…
Roll with it:
Disable caja from automounting, as it still defaults to /media/$DEVICE
run, mateconf-editor -> search for keys called automount -> disable automounting
Although there are changes to the filesystem, it still works. Users have th be cautious upgrading their systems as torrent clients and VM on other partitions cannot be found straight away.
WTF, Downloads folder in mate has this annoying message “personal file sharing you can receive files over bluetooth into this folder”, with no way to dismiss it.
Stupid message, not worth the wasted space.
Run synaptic and remove ‘mate-user-share’
then pkill caja
Basically you need to put a custom location place in caja (Places Shortcut), like Downloads, Pictures….
This works for the caja file manager and translates to file manager dialogues like ‘save as’ in Firefox, pluma, whatever.
The this example, I am going to create a places shortcut for home/user/Downloads
Open caja and make sure that the places sidebar is visible. Navigate to the subfolder that you need to create the places shortcut for, i.e home/user/
Here is the simple trick, it is done graphically, by dragging and dropping the folder of choice into the places sidebar BELOW the line at the bottom of the default places that came with the system. So drag Downloads across and MAKE SURE that the folder is not being redirected into another partition or the trash. Below that line.
Where: Firefox in Linux Mint Mate
Problem: Nautilus is invloked instead of Caja
How: Right clicking a downloaded file from the downloads dialog and selecting ‘Open Containing Folder’ Triggers it.
Solution: in mate menu look for preferred application under preferences menu
If the drop down box is blank, reselect mate file manager.
These solutions below did not work or might of helped? Source
create two bolean strings and set both to TRUE
Create a string and add ‘caja’ to this