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Old 10-09-2009, 09:11 AM   #1
sks_kale
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Nautilus File Manager


Hi,

I am in the process of shifting to Linux from Windows platform. I have CentOS linux 5.3. Whenever I open Nautilus file manager and double click on any folder icon, it opens it in new window. I want open in the same window. Fox example in my root folder I have home folder,in home folder I have sagar folder, and in sagar folder I have installables folder.

Now I open root folder in Nautilus folder manager.
Then I double click on home folder, it opens it in new folder.
In home folder window, if I double click on sagar folder, it again opens a new window. In sagar folder if I click on installables folder, it again opens new window. I do not want so many windows to open when I traverse file system. If I open root folder then double click on any folder icon, I want to see contents of that folder to open in the same window ( like windows os ). I checked preferences under edit menu, but I could not find anything.

Thank you.
 
Old 10-09-2009, 09:47 AM   #2
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Hi,

I use debian linux, and I have the same problem with Nautilus.

I haven't found a setting yet to change that, though that doesn't happen in Ubuntu [or there is a setting....]

OK, here's what I do: Goto your <Applications> menu:click on <System Tools>: <File Browser>

That will open a file browser that will have zoom into a directory structure without opening a new window.

Hope that helps on CentOS..... gnome should be fairly consistent I hope.
 
Old 10-09-2009, 09:48 AM   #3
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When you open the window go to Edit > Preferences > Behavior and check "Always open in browser windows" close then reopen and you should be set.
 
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Old 10-09-2009, 04:58 PM   #4
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When you open the window go to Edit > Preferences > Behavior and check "Always open in browser windows" close then reopen and you should be set.

That worked great, Thanks!!
 
  


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