This can be seriously irritating for many people, as you will be left with bunch of windows to close even after a small file system browse. Hence many people try to avoid Fedora even though its a rock solid Linux distribution.
Well, many people out there don't know that the fix this default behavior is quite simple. Just follow the following steps to fix this default behavior.
- Open Nautilus. This should simple to do. Just double click on Computer icon shown on your desktop.
- Go to Nautilus preferences.
- In Nautilus preferences go-to the second tab named “Behavior”.
- You will see a check-box named “Always open in browser windows”.
Select this check-box to avoid opening a new window for each browse. If you want the default Fedora behavior keep this check-box unchecked.
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