How to open directories in the same window with Gnome
By default Gnome's Nautilus file management application will open directories in a new window, this is called the
Spatial mode. This can be annoying once you have many windows open.
To change this behavior so the same window is used you will need to switch to the
browser mode as follows:
- Open Nautilus
- Go to
Editmenu then select
- Then the click on the
- Check the
Always open in browser windows.
- Close Nautilus and re-open.
Last updated: 12/09/2007