Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Jul 2009 15:43 UTC
Gnome Quite a little interesting tidbit on Planet GNOME today. As we all know, the default file manager for the GNOME desktop is Nautilus. While there's nothing inherently wrong with it, it does have this odd interface where actually more screen space is dedicated to controls and buttons than to the actual part that matters: your files. As part of Ubuntu's Papercuts project, a fix has been worked on.
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I hope this is *optional*
by ple_mono on Tue 21st Jul 2009 20:13 UTC
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I reserve judgement on this. I kind of like how it works/looks now, and judging by the screenshots, there's no button to enable TEXT mode in the location bar, and the quick switch/button for VIEW MODE seems lacking. I use those pretty often...
I hope one can revert to the "old" nautilus setup. Say with a gconf key or something?

I would rather they put the sidebar, and the "main view" in "separate" boxes, with some padding and light borders, such as in thunar. Looks much better IMHO.

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