GNOME/nautilus: set default to browser mode

Sameer Verma sverma at
Fri Jul 9 13:14:44 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Tiago Marques <tiagomnm at> wrote:
> For me the one window per directory is pretty annoying, so I would say to go
> for that browser mode.
> Best regards,
> Tiago

I agree. Default mode on all my machines for myself and my family (on
Ubuntu) has been one window for all nested browsing.


> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In Peru, they are customizing their GNOME build in that they are
>> setting Nautilus to browser mode by default.
>> The existing default in our version of GNOME is to open one window per
>> directory that is opened, browser mode looks more like:
>> Does anyone have an opinion whether we should make this change
>> worldwide? Or make it an option in the build configuration for
>> olpc-os-builder users? (in the 2nd case, which would be the default?)
>> In all cases, the user can change preferences later.
>> Daniel
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