Nautilus Actions became FileManager-Actions

I started using Nautilus Actions approximately 9 years ago and loved the level of (file manager) customization that it allowed without compiling anything, merely by writing shell scripts. Meanwhile the project morphed into Gnome's FileManager-Actions and supports other file managers as well.

Unfortunately it's not included in the official Ubuntu 18.04 repositories, but of course there're workarounds: it's available from a PPA or you can compile it yourself.

I chose the latter and here're the simple commands to do it:
# install build dependencies
sudo apt-get install build-essential checkinstall dblatex gnome-doc-utils gtk-doc-tools intltool libgconf2-dev libgtop2-dev libnautilus-extension-dev libxml2-dev rarian-compat uuid-dev
# download the source
wget ""
# extract
tar -xf filemanager-actions-3.4.tar.xz
# configure the project
cd filemanager-actions-3.4
./configure --with-nautilus --disable-scrollkeeper
# compile
make -j5
# build a DEB package
checkinstall -y -D --pkgname filemanager-actions-nautilus --requires nautilus make install-strip

This builds a Debian package that you can save for later (in case you've to reinstall it or install it on another computer, etc.).

P.S.: You can remove the build dependencies if you've no use for them anymore.
P.S.2: I've attached my build, you're free to use it.

filemanager-actions-nautilus_3.4-1_amd64.deb3.13 MB