FE Nautilus Scripts


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! Preliminary ! A few more scripts may be added ---
and the scripts here may be touched up or revised occasionally.

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INTRODUCTION to CHANGEfiles Nautilus scripts :

In 2009, I finally 'took the plunge' and migrated my mail, bookmarks, etc. from a (main) Microsoft Windows machine to a (main) Linux machine. I have documented reasons why I went to Linux, along with install notes, on an Ubuntu Install notes page

I do a lot of web page development in which a lot of photos and other image files are processed (renamed, cropped if need be, down-sized, gamma-corrected if need be, thumbnailed, etc.).

I found that I really missed the (free) Irfanview program available only for MS Windoze. I am not the only one in that regard. You can do a web search on terms like 'irfanview linux replacement image processing' and you will find many people who feel the same way.

In any case, my search for image processing replacements is documented on an FE Nautilus Scripts Description page. Nautilus scripts more than 'filled the bill'.

After developing image processing Nautilus scripts, I accumulated other types of Nautilus scripts, whose source code is accessible via that FE Nautilus Scripts Description page.

The FE Nautilus scripts are categorized into groups (by putting them into subdirectories of the $HOME/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts directory) as seen in this image of an FE Nautilus Scripts menu. The subdirectory names provide the names that Nautilus presents in its 'Scripts    >' submenu(s).

    In particular, I have accumulated a small family of batch file renaming scripts --- and other scripts that change files in rather general ways (as opposed to changes to specific types of files, like audio, image, or video files). These scripts are accessible via the 'CHANGEfiles' submenu, indicated in the image above.

    Just below is a list of links to the source code of some FE 'CHANGEfiles' Nautilus scripts.

    The names of the scripts are fairly descriptive of what they are meant to do. The comments in the scripts provide more detail on the purpose and methods of each script. Furthermore ...

    The four-part naming convention used for the FE Nautilus Scripts is explained on a FE Nautilus Scripts Naming Convention page.

    Be aware of the warnings and considerations posted on my FE Nautilus Scripts Description page.

List of Links to CODE of 'CHANGEfiles' scripts:

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How the code samples are presented - and other notes :

Use the list-of-links (above) to go directly to the source code images. Scroll down this page to look for keywords of interest.

Alternatively, use the 'Find text' option of your web browser to look for keywords on this page. For example, when looking for examples of scripts that add a prefix or suffix to filenames, 'add' or 'prefix' or 'suffix' --- or when looking for scripts involving replacing a string in filenames, use keyword 'replac'.

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Page was created 2010 Aug 22. Page was changed 2014 Apr 30.
Page was changed 2015 Oct 16.