How to Install and Make Nemo the Default File Manager in Ubuntu | Change default filemanager from Nautilus to Nemo without conflict

Make Nemo the Default File Manager in Ubuntu

Install Nemo

sudo apt install nemo

Make Nemo default file manager and enter the following codes-
xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons true

Check for the change

xdg-open $HOMEΒ c

To add nemo-desktop to startup enter nemo-desktop in the Command field.


gsettings set org.nemo.desktop home-icon-visible true
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop trash-icon-visible true

Go back to default –
xdg-mime default nautilus.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search Remove nemo –
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true
sudo apt purge nemo nemo*
sudo apt autoremove

How To Replace Nautilus With Nemo File Manager On Ubuntu Gnome Desktop