Nautilus annoyances - can configuration change these, if so how?
stuart at sjsears.com
Thu Jan 31 11:51:33 UTC 2008
Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> Dnia 31-01-2008, czw o godzinie 10:20 +0000, Chris G pisze:
>> I tend to use the command line most of the time but I occasionally use
>> Nautilus when, for example, I'm housekeeping image files and it's
>> useful to be able to see the images.
>> However, for me, nautilus has some very annoying defaults and I'm
>> wondering if they can be changed, i.e. :-
>> Nautilus opens a new window for every directory, this rapidly gets
>> annoying with deep hierarchies. Is there an option to get
>> Nautilus to open a new directory/folder in the *same* window?
> 1) you can middle-click instead of left-click. It will close parent
Fair enough, I didn't know that.
where is that documented?
> 2) you can use Nautilus in browser mode: Applications -> System tools
> -> file browser or Right-click folder -> Browse; or nautilus --browser
Not exactly what the OP asked.
Personally (yes I know many will not agree) I find nautilus to be a
glaring weak link in the GNOME desktop, irritating to use and hard to
Having said that, most of GNOME has very limited config options unless
you use gconf*. (Which is for the most part undocumented.)
[* insert involuntary shudder at this point.]
Stuart Sears RHCA etc.
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