Ubuntu - How to sort items by Type, Name, Size,...

October 2016


Ubuntu - How to sort items by Type, Name, Size,...


Here's how to organize your items in the Nautilus file manager, by sorting them by Type, Name, Size....etc
  • From your desktop, click on Files > Home.
  • Move your mouse cursor to the top of your screen and click on the Edit Menu > Preferences.
  • This opens the File Management Preferences window
  • Go to Views.
  • Click on the Arrange items menu and make your selection:
    • By Name
    • By Size
    • By Type
    • By Modification Date
    • By Access Date
    • By Trashed Date

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