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Date: 2005may1 Updated: 2008jan12 Keywords: spatial, spacial (incorrect spelling), Nautilus OS: Linux Warning: This has been fixed now Q. How do I stop GNOME for opening a new window every time I go to a new folder? A. This started in GNOME 2.6  and ended in GNOME 2.3 [2010 *]. The file browser in GNOME is called Nautilus and this mode is called "spatial". To disable it do this: - Launch The Configuration Editor - Go to apps > nautilus > preferences - Check "always use browser" Or on the command line:conftool-2 -t bool /apps/nautilus/preferences/always_use_browser -s true[* NOTE - the numbering scheme has goes sequentially from a .1 release to a .99 release, thus 2.8 is older than 2.18]
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