Nemo (file manager)

Nemo file manager

Screenshot of Nemo 1.1.2
Developer(s) Linux Mint
Initial release September 2012 (2012-09)
Stable release
2.8.7[1] / March 7, 2016 (2016-03-07)
Development status Active
Operating system Unix-like
Platform Cinnamon
Available in Multilingual
Type File manager
License GNU Lesser General Public License
Whether Nemo shows a mount or not, is determined by the option x-gvfs-show for the gvfs-udisks2-volume-monitor process.[2] Screenshot of GNOME Disks.

Nemo is the official file manager of the Cinnamon desktop environment. It is a fork of GNOME Files.


Nemo version 1.0.0 was released in July 2012 along with version 1.6 of the Cinnamon user interface,[3] reaching version 1.1.2 in November 2012.[4] It started as a fork of the GNOME file manager Nautilus v3.4[5][6][7] after the developers of the operating system Linux Mint considered that "Nautilus 3.6 is a catastrophe".[8][9][10] Developer Gwendal Le Bihan named the project "nemo" after Jules Verne’s famous character Captain Nemo, who is the captain of the Nautilus.[10]


Nemo v1.0.0 had the following features as described by the developers:[10]

See also


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