Difference between Spatial/Browser modes in Nautilus

Albert Wagner albertwagner at cox.net
Mon Jun 12 21:00:25 UTC 2006

Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 03:10 -0500, Albert Wagner wrote:
>> Can I assume that the spatial feature 
>> works for you?  On Dapper?
> It does, if I disable System > Preferences > File Management > Behavior
>> Always open in Browser windows.

I have no File Management entry in the System > Preferences menu.

All I have is the "Always open in Browser windows" check box at Nautilus 
 > Edit > Preferences > Behavior.

>> The link is somewhat dated (2004). How did you configure Nautilus on
>> Dapper?
> Dapper by default has browser mode. When I read your question I tried to
> disable browser mode as above, and then had spatial mode.
> The link is dated, but possible minor changes in Gnome ignored, the
> spatial mode still works as described in the link.
> Is this a fresh install of Dapper, or did you upgrade, possibly since
> Hoary? Might have an impact.
No.  It's a clean install on another partition.  I don't trust upgrades.

But that reminds me...I need to go back and try this on my Breezy system.

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