Nautilus

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 10:43:26 UTC 2015


On 28 November 2015 at 10:34, Petter Adsen <petter at synth.no> wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:13:59 +0000
> Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 28 November 2015 at 09:34, Petter Adsen <petter at synth.no> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:06:12 +0000
>> > Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Is there no way any more, in Nautilus, of having the window at the
>> >> top showing the path, instead of the buttons?
>> >>
>> >> Nautilus 3.14.2 (the standard repo version) on Ubuntu 15.10
>> >
>> > Ctrl+L? (Or Enter Location in the menu, top-right.)
>>
>> Great, thanks.  I was looking in preferences and in the View menu for
>> an option to show it, it did not occur to me to look in Go.  It took
>> me a little googling to discover that to revert to the buttons you
>> have to click there then hit escape.  Not very obvious.
>
> No, I agree with that, but unfortunately "not very user friendly" seems
> to be the case for a lot of the GNOME3 tools, and they seem to lose
> functionality with every new release. For an alternative, I'd recommend
> Thunar or SpaceFM, although they lack much of the integration Nautilus
> has with some other tools. Some of it is easy to add, though, and you
> can find a lot of scripts/plugins online.

I did try Thunar a little while ago but it was still very buggy then.
I might try it again.  Thanks.

Colin



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