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File Info

The File Info add-on to Nautilus allows the user to perform a number of file-identifying tasks including gathering metadata, generating ASCII and Unicode streams, and viewing MD5 and SHA1 hash sums. To run File Info:

  1. Open Nautilus and navigate to the desired file.
  2. Right click on the file and select Scripts > FileInfo.
  3. Choose the desired report from the menu. (see Figure 4)
  4. To close File Info, click the "Cancel" button.

Figure 4: Choose the desired information from the File Info menu.

 

 

Show File Details

Show file name, size, blocks, access permissions, and history (see Figure 5).

  1. Open Nautilus and navigate to the desired file.
  2. Right click on the file and select Scripts > File Analysis > Show File Details.

 

Figure 5: Use the Show File Details script to display the file name, size, permissions, and more.

 

 

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