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Old 08-18-2004, 12:53 AM   #1
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file browsing

Whenever I click on a folder, it openes a new window to view the contents in. After going a few folders deep, my screen is cluttered.

How do I have the contents open in the same window?
Old 08-18-2004, 01:10 AM   #2
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To switch off Spatial mode in Fedora Core 2 - open a terminal and copy this in and then pess enter:

gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/always_use_browser true
then log-out and log back in again.
Old 08-18-2004, 01:19 AM   #3
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You don't need to log out, it should set it right away, provided you have no windows open.

Also, there's a "close other windows" option in the spatial Nautilus.
Old 08-18-2004, 01:43 AM   #4
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