How to Install Nemo File Manager on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial will show you how to install Nemo File Manager also known as Nautilus file manager on an Ubuntu 18.04 computer.

1. Update your Ubuntu packages and repositories

$ sudo apt-get update

2. Add the official PPA repository for Nemo

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/nemo

3. Install Nemo

$ sudo apt-get install nemo

4. Put Nemo on the Ubuntu Dock

Click on Show Applications (the square of dots on the Ubuntu Dock) and type in the word nemo to look it up. When the orange folder appears, right-click on it and choose Add to Favorites to put it on the Ubuntu Dock.

5. Click on the folder to begin browsing your files