nemo - Man Page

the Cinnamon File Manager

Examples (TL;DR)


nemo [options] URIs...


This manual page documents briefly the nemo command.

Nemo is the file manager for the Cinnamon desktop.


Nemo follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.


Perform a quick set of self-check tests.


Create the initial window with the given geometry.


Open URIs in tabs.


Only create windows for explicitly specified URIs.


Ignored - left for compatibility only.


Repair the user thumbnail cache - this can be useful if you're having trouble with file thumbnails.  Must be run as root.


Quit Nemo.


Show a summary of options.


Show Nemo' version.

Other standard GNOME options not listed here are also supported.


This manual page was originally written for Nautilus by Takuo KITAME <> and Dafydd Harries <> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


October 2012