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Old 04-13-2012, 01:10 PM   #1
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Gnome file browsing

When viewing your home folder or Computer in Gnome, when you click a folder to go into that folder and view it, is there not a way to make it where that you open a folder it opens inside that window without opening 30 windows to get to one spot?
Old 04-13-2012, 01:21 PM   #2
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Just goto Edit->Preferences->Behaviour->Always open in browser window.
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:27 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Satyaveer Arya View Post
Just goto Edit->Preferences->Behaviour->Always open in browser window.
That is a life saver. Hopefully I can just use this thread for one more question. When logged in as a regular users (not root) and then use the su to gain root access, how can you use commands such as say ifconfig? When in as su I am not able to use these commands as they are not found. I have tried using the usr/bin and usr/sbin directories but notta.
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Use "su -" to switch to root, not just "su".
"su" will give you root's permissions, but "su -" will also give you root's path, which should include the sbin's normally not available to regular users.

I believe ifconfig is usually found in /sbin/, FYI. You should be able to run it by hand with /sbin/ifconfig even if it's not in your path.

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