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nautilus - sort by name

asked 2016-10-01 09:30:04 -0500

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How to set different style for sort by name in nautilius e.g normal I have file sort:

abcd
_abcd
test
_test

and I want to have:

_abcd
_test
abcd
test

I have many file working and when file is current or very important he has name with "_", "__", "!" ... etc.

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Your desired outcome is already the default behavior.

Aeyoun gravatar imageAeyoun ( 2016-10-03 05:07:43 -0500 )edit

No, default in nautilus is: abcd _abcd test _test

userfedory gravatar imageuserfedory ( 2016-10-03 16:10:55 -0500 )edit

@userfedory, hm. Maybe the sorting is a bit off with your current locale. Is your system set to English?

Aeyoun gravatar imageAeyoun ( 2016-10-06 04:12:23 -0500 )edit

No, I have pl_PL.UTF-8 (locale)k, but symbol ! is before in ascii and not work sort.

userfedory gravatar imageuserfedory ( 2016-10-06 04:57:49 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-04 08:58:07 -0500

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You probably need to "fix" the binary. Nautilus only supports this specific naming scheme.

The sort command line utility may help you with this issue if you don't need a GUI.

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