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Old 05-29-2005, 05:09 AM   #1
jaradin
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When using Nautilis on Mandake, how can I set the settings to open in the same window? Currently when I click on a directory, it opens up in a new window....which after awhile you get alot of different windows...very annoying.

I assumed there would be a way to add navigator buttons, but I don't see a way and also can't seem the find the setting to keep everything in 1 window if I'm just browsing.

Thanks
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:15 AM   #2
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Hi there!

Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org. Try this:

1 - Open Nautilus;
2 - Choose "Edit >> Preferences";
3 - Mark the option "Always open in browser windows" under the "Behavior" tab.

Good luck!
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:30 AM   #3
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Unfortunately there is no option for that. There is a behaviour tab, but nothing that says to open in the same window. Or in any other tab in preferences. All there is under the behavior tab is single/double click option, executable text viewing options, and a couple trash options.

I'm using Mandriva, latest version.
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:40 AM   #4
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Run gconf-editor -> apps -> nautilus -> preferences -> tick "always use browser".
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:43 AM   #5
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That's a bit odd. Well, try going under "Applications >> File Browser", then see if those options I recommended are available from there. This should be nautilus/gnome standard, but then again, some distros have very custom versions of Gnome. I hope somebody with Mandriva give you a hand if this does not work.

Good luck!
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:45 AM   #6
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Forget mine. reddazz has a much better solution . Sorry to reply over you reddazz, I should really use the refresh button

Cheers!
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:48 AM   #7
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Thanks Redazz! That worked beautifully. Lots of other options to play with...hehe. Good thing I'm running Linux in VMWare so I can take periodic snapshots for when (not if....when) I screw something up!

Thanks too Megaman X!

Kudos to the both of you....very helpful
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:55 AM   #8
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Forget mine. reddazz has a much better solution . Sorry to reply over you reddazz, I should really use the refresh button

Cheers!
Your method only works if you are using GNOME 2.10 (I think anyway ).
 
Old 05-29-2005, 05:57 AM   #9
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Ah, I learn something new everyday, thanks
 
  


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