nautilus man page

nautilus ā€” a file manager for GNOME


nautilus [options] URIs...


nautilus is a file manager, designed for the GNOME 3 desktop.


-c, --check

Perform a quick set of self-check tests.


Show the version of the program.

-w, --new-window

Always open a new window for browsing specified URIs.

-n, --no-default-window

Only create windows for explicitly specified URIs.

-q, --quit

Quit Nautilus.

-s, --select

Select specified URI in parent folder.

-h, --help

Show a summary of options.

Other standard GNOME options not listed here are also supported.

See Also

The documentation may be accessed by pressing F1 in the application or via the application menu.

For further information, visit the website


All bugs in the application may be reported at the GNOME Gitlab at

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12 December 2017