[K12OSN] alpha-numeric sorting in nautilus

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Fri Dec 5 17:04:38 UTC 2008

Terrell Prudé Jr. wrote:
> Rob Owens wrote:
>> I'm trying to use Nautilus to find drawings by their filename in a large
>> directory.  For some reason they don't come out in proper order.  For
>> instance, this is how Nautilus sorts these files by name:
>> 002-009-001--revH.pdf
>> 03950T2-S749--revG.pdf
>> 006037S.pdf
>> (note that these are all zeros, and not "oh's")
>> I've tried a few file managers (both Linux and Windows) and they all
>> sort the files in this order.  Konqueror is the only exception.  It
>> sorts properly -- the same way that 'ls' sorts.
>> I'd like for my users to be able to use Nautilus.  Is there a way to
>> correct it's screwed-up alphabetizing?
>> -Rob
> More info:
>   http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=3469
I think you sent me the wrong link.  This link has to do with setting up
a Samba server...


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