Did you past that sometimes are not satisfied with the features some say; "Limited" of Deepin Files? (The default file manager in Deepin) Apparently many share that view. In fact maybe you're one of them. Although it has improved a lot lately and even promises to be better in the next version of the system which could arrive this month, Deepin Files still has several limitations. That is why today we show you how to convert the acclaimed nautilus (An alternative file manager) in your default manager thanks to the discovery of this method @yannsel active member of the community who He showed us how to do it on their forum topic. Nautilus looking at the store and install it and then follow the steps below.
Open your user folder on Deepin as in the screenshot below:
At the top right of Deepin Files select "Settings" on the menu as shown in the following screen shot:
In the window that opens after you indicated in the previous step make sure you check "Show Hidden Files".
Locate the folder named "
.config»Click with the right mouse and select" Properties "Then in the menu displayed select" Open in a new window as Admin "as shown below.
Locate and open the file "
mimeapps.list'With your favorite editor (or using the command:
sudo nano mimeapps.list )
Possibly you will need to type the full path of the file.
Search & Comment the line in the file which looks like this:
inode / directory = dde-file-manager.desktop
by putting the number sign (
#) At the beginning of the line as pictured below:
Add the following line:
immediately after the comment you just up in the previous step, the final product should look like this:
Now save the changes made using the feature saves your favorite to make sure the changes are maintained editor.
Now open your new Nautilus searches the file "
mimeapps.list"Again, click with the right mouse and select" Properties "in the next window you see the" Permissions "tab and make sure that in the second line choose" Read Only "other lines on the tab must also indicate" Read only "as in the example below:
When performing indicated in the file photo Notaras "
mimeapps.list"Now display a padlock icon, indicating that your file management make it read only was successful, otherwise repeat the last step until the padlock icon appears.
Ready. Nautilus have become your new default file manager in Deepin. It is noted that in the future if you decide to change any default application, such as your web browser. Then the attributes "read only" in "
mimeapps.list"Deepin will be lost and will claim its own File Manager default back. To correct this simply repeat the steps in this guide. Success!