Folder Colors in MATE and Ubuntu

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Folder Color comes to those users who uses Ubuntu MATE. Folder Colors are really usefull when you need to spot a folder among sea of folders. Folder Color comes pre-loaded with 12 colors so that you never run out of colors.

How to install Folder Color in Ubuntu MATE:

Run below commands in Terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:costales/folder-color
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python-caja gir1.2-caja caja libgtk2.0-bin folder-color-caja

For 32bits
sudo cp /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/girepository-1.0/Caja-2.0.typelib /usr/lib/girepository-1.0/

For 64bits
sudo cp /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/girepository-1.0/Caja-2.0.typelib /usr/lib/girepository-1.0/

Restart file browser using below command:
caja -q

To Color a folder, right click any folder and choose Folder Color.

How to install Folder Color in Ubuntu 14.04:

Run below commands in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:costales/folder-color
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install folder-color
nautilus -q

(The last command will close the file browser)

To Color a folder, right click any folder and choose Folder Color.


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