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 +====== nautilus-follow-symlink ======
  
 +[[.:​|Projects index]]
 +
 +===== Details =====
 +
 +  * Current version: 1.2.0, released on August 18th 2012
 +  * Compatibility:​ Nautilus (versions 2.22 and up), Caja
 +  * Released under the [[http://​www.gnu.org/​copyleft/​lesser.html|GNU LGPL]]
 +  * Translations available: English, Spanish, Catalan
 +  * New releases announced on [[blog>​etiq/​projects/​nautilus-follow-symlink/​|my site]]\\ \\ {{:​nautilus-follow-symlink:​popup-sample.png?​direct&​230 |Example pop-up menu}}{{:​nautilus-follow-symlink:​screenshots-montage.png?​direct&​600 |Example montage of usage}}
 +
 +
 +===== Description =====
 +
 +//​nautilus-follow-symlink//​ is a [[http://​www.gnome.org/​projects/​nautilus/​|nautilus]] extension that adds a menu entry on symbolic links to directories which open the pointed directory (the //real// path).
 +
 +It does so both when right clicking on a the folder icon or on the contents of an opened symbolic link.
 +
 +Starting with version 1.2.0, there'​s also a variant for nautilus'​ fork [[http://​mate-desktop.org/​applications/​|caja]] (released as //​caja-follow-symlink//​).
 +
 +===== Downloads =====
 +
 +==== Binaries ====
 +
 +  * nautilus-follow-symlink
 +    * [[deb>​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​nautilus-follow-symlink_1.2.0-pon.1_i386.deb|nautilus-follow-symlink for Debian Squeeze i386]]\\ Dependencies:​ libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6~), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.16.0), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.8.0), libnautilus-extension1 (>= 2.30)
 +    * [[deb>​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​nautilus-follow-symlink_1.2.0-pon.1_amd64.deb|nautilus-follow-symlink for Debian Squeeze amd64]]\\ Dependencies:​ libc6 (>= 2.2.5), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.16.0), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.8.0), libnautilus-extension1 (>= 2.30)
 +    * [[rpm>​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0-1.fc17.i386.rpm|nautilus-follow-symlink for Fedora 17 i686]]\\ Dependencies:​ libc.so.6 libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0) libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1.3) libgio-2.0.so.0 libglib-2.0.so.0 libgobject-2.0.so.0 libgtk-3.so.0 libnautilus-extension.so.1 libpthread.so.0 nautilus-extensions rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) >= 3.0.4-1 rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) >= 4.0-1 rtld(GNU_HASH)
 +  * caja-follow-symlink
 +    * [[deb>​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​caja-follow-symlink_1.2.0-pon.1_i386.deb|caja-follow-symlink for LMDE i386]]\\ Dependencies:​ libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6~), libcaja-extension,​ libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.16.0), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.8.0)
 +
 +Additionally the sources include means to produce easily deb, and rpm packages for other OS/​architecture combinations.
 +
 +==== Source ====
 +
 +  * Nautilus variant: [[/​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz|nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz]]
 +  * Caja variant: [[/​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz|caja-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz]]
 +
 +=== Generic build instructions ===
 +
 +Compile in the standard GNU fashion:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +$ tar zxvf nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz
 +$ cd nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0
 +$ ./configure --prefix=/​usr # Note the prefix should be the same as nautilus for the translations to work
 +                            # (or e.g. $ ./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable prefix libnautilus-extension`)
 +$ make
 +# make install
 +</​code>​
 +
 +=== Build DEB package ===
 +
 +<​code>​
 +$ tar zxvf nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz
 +$ cd nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0
 +$ dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc -b 
 +  (or debuild -us -uc -b)
 +</​code>​
 +
 +=== Build RPM package ===
 +
 +<​code>​$ rpmbuild -tb nautilus-follow-symlink-1.2.0.tar.gz</​code>​
 +
 +===== Older versions of GNOME =====
 +
 +Versions of GNOME 2.20 and below should use 1.0.2, which is the last release supporting them.\\
 +Look in [[/​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​|files/​]] for the appropriate files. Building older versions is a bit harder, refer to the ''​BUILD''​ file included in the tarball.
 +
 +===== Known Issues =====
 +
 +None so far for the current version.\\
 +See also the [[bts>​nautilus-follow-symlink|bug tracker]]
 +
 +===== Contribute =====
 +
 +If you have a contribution (new ideas, fixes, translations...) to make, please contact me.
 +
 +===== Changes =====
 +
 +This is a selection of changes since the last full version.\\
 +Additionally the [[nautilus-follow-symlink:​docs:​changelog|selected changes for all versions]] and the [[/​nautilus-follow-symlink/​files/​ChangeLog|full changelog]] are available.
 +
 +==== 1.2.0 (August, 18th 2012) ====
 +
 +  * Support for GNOME 3
 +  * Support to compile against Caja instead of Nautilus
 +  * Bugfix: Correctly escape paths
 +
 +==== 1.2.0-pre.1 (April, 4th 2011) ====
 +
 +  * Preliminary support for GNOME 3
 +
 +----
 +
 +<​html><​address style="​font-size:​small;​text-align:​right;​font-style:​italic"></​html>​© 2006-2012 Toni Corvera <outlyer at gmail.com><​html></​address></​html>​
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