On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 6:59 PM Ranbir <m3freak@thesandhufamily.ca> wrote:
On Thu, 2018-08-02 at 09:06 +0200, Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> The problem is that I'm using stock F28 with default Gnome 3 and, as
> it can be seen from my screenshot, there is no "PASTE" option in the
> menu (what exposed clicking the 3 horizontal lines icon):
> I only have:
> - new folder and new tab buttons (+ "bookmark this location" button
> that is grayed out)
> - zoom in/out buttons
> - undo and redo buttons that are grayed out
> - Visible Columns...
> - "show hidden files" checkbox
> - Reload

It's like that by design and has been that way for a while now. It's
obvious why, too: they believe people using that application are using
the icon view exclusively and is the reason why the "paste" will always
work in that view.

The current nautilus design for the list view is, in my opinion,
broken. Why? If I can't paste in list view when the list is full, it's

I guess no one has bothered opening a bug entry for this (I certainly


I don't remember if I have opened a bug or not but right today I noticed that in my latest Fedora 30 the feature is present.
Now when you copy/cut in a window and then go into another one you can select the three lines button and from the menu select the icon indicated by the arrow in the picture below to paste:

I thought it could be nice to notice that finally the implementation is there...