Browser mode for nautilus

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at
Mon Oct 27 17:58:03 UTC 2008

2008/10/27 Paul W. Frields <stickster at>:
> On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 12:16 +0100, Valent Turkovic wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have seen this discussed in Fedora marketing but not here or on the
>> devel lists. On Fedora marketing list people agreed that this should
>> be enabled:
>> gconftool-2 --type boolean --set
>> /apps/nautilus/preferences/always_use_browser true
>> Should I post this as a feature request or is it enough just to post
>> it here in this mailing list?
> If I recall correctly this was discussed to death in the GNOME upstream
> back when it was changed many, many moons ago.  You can feel free to
> take this request to the upstream rather than here in Fedora.
> If I were you, though, I wouldn't hold my breath about it.  Many people,
> including myself, have become very accustomed to the spatial browser and
> its benefits, and would complain just as much if it were reverted.
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I guess so, that is why I wrote a simple blog post and got lots of
answers (yours including), thanks. And you are right. If you can take
responses to that blog post as some sort of pool it is probably 50/50.  [kernelreloaded_blog385_com]


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