nautilus - Man Page

a file manager for GNOME

Examples (TL;DR)


nautilus [options] URIs...


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


Show the version of the program.

-w,  --new-window

Always open a new window for browsing 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


Bug reports can be found and filed at

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16 January 2024