configure Nautilus Terminal Preferences without starting nautilus?

Asked by René Genz on 2011-03-29

Is it possible to configure nautilus terminal preferences without starting nautilus in case the nautilus terminal bar is not shown?

Opening the preferences window is sufficient, something like
$ nautilus-file-management-properties

I do not mind a CLI version or editing a text file

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2015-06-09
Fabien LOISON (flozz) said : #1

No it is not possible for the moment, but I made a script that permit you to do it :

http://static.flogisoft.com/launchpad/nautilus-terminal-config_0.7.py

(just download this script, make it executable and launch it)

Fabien LOISON (flozz) said : #2

...

You have to restart nautilus for the new config takes effect:

nautilus -q

sdaau (sd-imi) said : #3

Just wanted to say thanks for nautilus-terminal-config_0.7.py - just had a problem where my nautilus terminal bar dissapeared (on Ubuntu 11.04), so it was very reassuring that nautilus-terminal-config could raise the settings window again... Btw, solved my problem by restarting with `nautilus -q`, as recommended...

Cheers!

Zzortell (remi-france-blaise) said : #4

It doesn't work for me, I have the issue :

python nautilus-terminal-config_0.7.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "nautilus-terminal-config_0.7.py", line 646, in <module>
    NautilusTerminalPref(None, None)
  File "nautilus-terminal-config_0.7.py", line 333, in __init__
    self.gui.add_from_file(PREF_GUI_FILE)
glib.GError: L'ouverture du fichier « /usr/share/nautilus-terminal/nautilus-terminal-preferences.glade » a échoué : Aucun fichier ou dossier de ce type

Fabien LOISON (flozz) said : #5

hello,

nautilus-terminal-config_0.7.py is a old script for Nautilus Terminal 0.7 that was made for Nautilus 2.x (a very old version of nautilus).

Since Nautilus 3, you should use Nautilus Temrinal 1.x, but there is no more config GUI, you should create/edit the ~/.nautilus-terminal file. The available option are:

[general]
#The terminal height (lines)
def_term_height=5
#The terminal default visibility in new windows? (1: Visible, 0: Hidden)
def_visible=1
#The terminal position (1: Top, 0: Bottom)
#NOTE: it's not recommended to put the terminal on the bottom
term_on_top=1

Regards,

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