Nautilus-actions and Unity Desktop

Asked by kylea on 2011-04-18

What are the plans for integrating Nautilus-actions and Unity Desktop to allow the Right Click context menu to reflect Items from the Nautilus-actions app.

The menu items appear in Nautilus with a Right Click but not on the Desktop.

I love the Unity Launcher (it is a bit slow when using the mouse) however I must have the freedom to tailor the Right Click Context menu.

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Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy nautilus-actions


kylea (kylea) said : #2

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy nautilus-actions
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu Natty (development branch)
Release: 11.04
Codename: natty
Linux kylea-laptop-lucid 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:24 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
  Installed: 3.0.5-1
  Candidate: 3.0.5-1
  Version table:
 *** 3.0.5-1 0
        500 natty/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

I suggest you run:

ubuntu-bug nautilus-actions

And log a bug. You are using the version from the official ubuntu repos, so this will work.

kylea (kylea) said : #4

Ok will do - so it should work

I recommend you log in to the traditional desktop and see if it works there. It may be Unity causing it not to work. It should work though and is a regression bug, what once worked now does not.

kylea (kylea) said : #7

Apparently this must have been a bug in Nautilus-Actions - the developer has indicated that 3.1.2 works.

Seeing as 11.10 is planned for 3.0.5 we may need a version update -

I have tried to install the 3.1.2 version via alien on the .rpm - but it fails with libc6 complaining about

/usr/bin/nautilus-actions-config-tool: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /usr/lib/

Here is the note from the developer
 nautilus-actions | general | 3.0.x

--- Comment #1 from Pierre Wieser <email address hidden> 2011-05-07 05:39:50 UTC ---
Created an attachment (id=187404)
 --> (
Screenshow of a submenu opened on the desktop

The joined screen has been taken in released Ubuntu 11.04, with the latest
Nautilus-Actions 3.1.2.

As you can see, when clicking on the desktop, the Nautilus-Actions actions
normally appear in the submenu, and Nautilus-Actions submenu is normally

Please update to latest versions.
If your behavior persists, please join your actions.


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