Tony Arnold tony.arnold at
Mon Dec 22 14:42:53 UTC 2008


Scott wrote:

>      I have been trying to use and like Nautilus for the past month and 
> I still find opening up two windows side by side a real pain.  Is there 
> anyway I could set up a button to open up one window on the left at one 
> address and open up a window on the right at another with a single click?
>      I'm just trying to find out a solution until split screen is added 
> to Nautilus.

Create a launcher where the command is something like:

nautilus path1 ; nautilus path2

where path1 and path2 are the directories you want opened.

You can then click on the launcher!

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