Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Visualize bar paths in Ubuntu Linux

Gnome User That has same problem Windows users and Mac, with Respect to display bar paths in file browser. Thinking about it, hitched a ride on post To show how to display bar paths in Ubuntu Linux (or in Any environment with Gnome).

First, We Have A situation like this, Where Each directory is a "button":

Obviously, if you like to directly enter directory path, it is very annoying to keep clicking on HAVING folders to navigate. In this case, most Practical way to bring up bar in Ways Ubuntu is push button (/).

May You want it done finally, so Every Time You open Nautilus toolbar Already path would be available. In this case, you can venture by gconftool solve everything in one simple command. Press Alt+F2 or open terminal, copy and paste command below:

  • gconftool-2 --type=Boolean --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/always_use_location_entry true

That's it. Automatically, Nautilus ever use navigation bar by default, as you can see in image below:

And if you want to go back to How It Was Before? Use following command in terminal window or Run Application (Alt+F2):
  • gconftool-2 --type=Boolean --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/always_use_location_entry false
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