Nemo (file manager)
Screenshot of Nemo v3.2.2
|Initial release||September 2012|
3.8.5 / 17 July 2018
|License||GNU Lesser General Public License|
Nemo version 1.0.0 was released in July 2012 along with version 1.6 of the Cinnamon,[better source needed] reaching version 1.1.2 in November 2012. It started as a fork of the GNOME file manager Nautilus v3.4[better source needed] after the developers of the operating system Linux Mint considered that "Nautilus 3.6 is a catastrophe". Developer Gwendal Le Bihan named the project "nemo" after Jules Verne’s famous character Captain Nemo, who is the captain of the Nautilus.
Nemo v1.0.0 had the following features as described by the developers:
- Uses GVfs and GIO
- All the features Nautilus 3.4 had and which are missing in Nautilus 3.6 (all desktop icons, compact view, etc.)
- Open in terminal (integral part of Nemo)
- Open as root (integral part of Nemo)
- File operations progress information (when copying or moving files, one can see the percentage and information about the operation on the window title and so also in the window list)
- Proper GTK bookmarks management
- Full navigation options (back, forward, up, refresh)
- Ability to toggle between the path entry and the path breadcrumb widgets
- Many more configuration options
- NEMO: THE LINUX MINT TEAM FORKS NAUTILUS, Web UPD8, Aug 2012
- "Cinnamon 1.6.7, Nemo 1.1.2". November 14, 2012.
- Linux Mint developers work on GNOME file manager fork, Zdnet, Aug 2012
- NEMO FILE MANAGER FOR UBUNTU OR LINUX MINT VIA PPA, Technology Linux & Windows, Dec 2012
- Linux Mint Team Forks Nautilus, Brings Out Nemo, Muktware, 2012
- Linux Mint Explain Nautilus Fork, Call New Version a "Catastrophe", OMG Ubuntu, Sep 2012
- Linux Mint founder calls Nautilus 3.6 "a catastrophe", H Online, Sep 2012
- "Introducing Nemo". September 4, 2012. Archived from the original on March 13, 2013.